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Thursday, 04. February 2016
FSC abandons proposal of mediation involving Resolute Forest Products and asks FSC Board of Directors to take action

Press Release (© FSC GD)© FSC GD4 February 2016 (Bonn, Germany) - Following an unwillingness on the part of Resolute Forest Products (Resolute FP) to be involved in mediation efforts to resolve its suspended Canadian FSC certificates, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has abandoned its efforts to engage Resolute FP in such a process. Rather, FSC will continue to engage many other Canadian or-ganizations that are willing to find solutions. read more …

Tuesday, 02. February 2016
Drinks Carton Industry on Track to Hit Target for Traceable Wood Fibre

Beverage_Carton_Selection (© The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment Limited)© The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment LimitedMembers of the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) – Tetra Pak, Elopak, and SIG Combibloc – have made significant progress towards their goal of sourcing all of their wood fibre from legal and acceptable sources by the end of 2015. read more …

Tuesday, 02. February 2016
Risk Assessments for 20 Countries are Now Available

Controlled Wood (© FSC GD)© FSC GDAt the end of 2015, the Policy and Standards Director at the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) International approved FSC risk assessments for 20 countries. read more …

Monday, 01. February 2016
Domtar’s novel approach: smallholder success in North America

Sisters Donna Janssen and Luanne Lewis – Sisters Donna Janssen and Luanne Lewis along with their family (© Domtar)© DomtarDomtar boasts a long involvement with the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), and in 2000 became the first North American company to offer FSC-certified copy paper. read more …

Wednesday, 27. January 2016
Webinar: An Introduction to the Revised Controlled Wood Standard

WebinarFSC International invites all interested stakeholders to a webinar on the newly published revised controlled wood standard, Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Wood (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0), and plans for training materials to assist stakeholders in getting up to speed with its requirements. read more …

Wednesday, 27. January 2016
Learning to Prevent Conflict Escalation in the FSC System

Dispute Resolution (© FSC GD)© FSC GDBetween 18 and 20 November 2015, FSC International, in collaboration with FSC Brazil, facilitated a workshop on mediation practices in the FSC system. The workshop aimed to raise awareness about alternative dispute resolution techniques, and to test mediation as a tool to prevent the escalation of conflicts in the FSC certification scheme. read more …

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