Dr. Puneet Dwivedi Receives SFI Leadership in Conservation Award for Advancing the Value of SFI Fiber Sourcing

Sustainable Forestry Initiative
June 6, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US East

Puneet Dwivedi

ATLANTA — The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) announced Dr. Puneet Dwivedi as the recipient of the 2024 SFI Leadership in Conservation Award. Dr. Puneet Dwivedi, an Associate Professor of Sustainability Sciences at the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, is being recognized for his science-based impact assessment of the SFI Fiber Sourcing Standard. “Dr. Dwivedi’s research to evaluate the impact of the water quality and logger training requirements in the SFI Fiber Sourcing Standard is invaluable. His research findings demonstrate the positive influence of the SFI standard in raising the bar for operators to implement best management practices (BMPs) that protect water quality to the benefit of aquatic biodiversity in the southeast United States.” …As part of his ongoing work with SFI’s conservation research, Dwivedi received two SFI conservation grants focused on the SFI Fiber Sourcing Standard’s impact on best management practices.

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