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Tuesday, 26 July 2016
Mobilising consumers essential to meet Sustainable Development Goals

Mobilising consumers essential to meet Sustainable Development Goals“The mobilisation of processing industries and end-consumers is essential for sustainable forest management, and ultimately meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030,” emphasised John Hontelez, FSC International Chief Advocacy Officer, at the 23rd FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO) held last week in Rome, Italy. read more …


Tuesday, 19 July 2016
Kimberly-Clark is telling its story with the FSC label

Kimberly-Clark is telling its story with the FSC label (© Kimberly-Clark)© Kimberly-ClarkAround the world, nearly one in four people touch a Kimberly-Clark product every day. As one of the world’s largest buyers of market pulp, the company is a leader in its sector with a family of brands that people know. read more …


Monday, 18 July 2016
Demand for FSC-certified furniture offers a profitable future for timber growers in Vietnam

Demand for FSC-certified furniture offers a profitable future for timber growers in Vietnam (© WWF)© WWFAuthored and first published by WWF International.

“My father and I are very dedicated to the forest,” says Le Xuyen. “We joined the FSC programme 10 years ago. Since then, our livelihood has been secured and we’ve been able to save more money. For example, I have managed to buy a car while my father has built a farm – all thanks to what we have got from our trees.” read more …


Tuesday, 05 July 2016
Working Group established to revise FSC Pesticides Policy

An interest-balanced working group has been established to revise the FSC Pesticides Policy. The working group comprises six stakeholders and three technical experts, who together represent both Southern and Northern perspectives of the social, environmental, and economic interests of FSC. The group will be responsible for developing a practical and realistic approach to pesticide use for FSC. read more …


Tuesday, 05 July 2016
SIG approaching 100 per cent FSC labelled packs

© SIG CombiblocFrom August 2016, all SIG Combibloc carton packs for food and beverages can be labelled with the FSC logo. read more …


Monday, 04 July 2016
Fair Wood Bar Opens in Central Stockholm

Fair Wood Bar Opens in Central Stockholm (© FSC Sweden)© FSC SwedenThe real heroes are those who buy hardwood from smallholders in the global South! The concept of Fair Wood gives forest communities and Indigenous groups the opportunity to sell timber on the global market and receive fair pay, while FSC certification ensures the responsible management of their forests. read more …



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