Certification: Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP)

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IFMA's SFP is an assessment-based certificate program delivering a specialty credential in sustainability. By earning your SFP credential, you will develop and gain recognition for your expertise in sustainable FM practices while impacting your organization's economic, environmental and social bottom lines.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?

Online Exam

The SFP is an assessment-based certificate program. To earn the SFP credential, candidates will need to complete the series of three IFMA SFP Credential Program focus areas and the three online SFP final assessments (included in the SFP Credential Program) with a passing score of 75% or higher.


The certification corresponds to a specialty within a recognized occupation. For example, Oncology Nurse and Pediatric Nurse are specialties within the nursing field, so Certified Oncology Nurse and Certified Pediatric Nurse would be classified as specialty certifications.

  • This certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).