Bosques Cautin compensates Mapuche people and apologizes for racist remarks
5 June 2015 · 05 June 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – Bosques Cautin issued a public apology on 7 April 2015 after its Director General made racist comments on social media about the Chilean Mapuche people.
FSC Board Approves International Generic Indicators
27 March 2015 · 27 March 2015 (Bonn, Germany) - During its meeting held in Siegburg, Germany, this week, the FSC International Board of Directors approved FSC’s International Generic Indicators (IGI).
FSC Continues to Meet Dutch Procurement Criteria for Timber
25 March 2015 · 25 March 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – Today, the Dutch Timber Procurement Assessment Committee (TPAC) re-confirmed that FSC International conforms to the …
Forest Stewardship Council Disassociates from the DLH Group
12 February 2015 · Decision due to reputational risks for FSC linked to stakeholder disputes in Liberia
Forest Stewardship Council Suspends Polish National Office
15 January 2015 · 14 January 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) confirms it has suspended the operation of its Polish national office. Existing Polish FSC certificates remain valid, …
FSC has requested a six-month extension for a suspended certificate held by Resolute Forest Products in Lac St-Jean, Quebec
31 December 2014 · Bonn, Germany / Montreal, Canada - 30 December 2014. FSC has requested a six-month extension to be granted by the certification body Rainforest Alliance for a suspended forest certificate held by …
FSC Issues Advice Note as First Step to Ensure System Remains Transparent following Resolute FP Canada legal action
18 December 2014 · Bonn, Germany/Montreal, Canada (18 December 2014) Today, the Forest Stewardship Council has issued a new Advice Note to prevent situations where an FSC certificate is upheld without having a basis in …
COP20 update: FSC® affirms timber legality is just the beginning for a sustainable future
12 December 2014 · 11 December 2014 (Lima, Peru) – Today, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) joined the Peruvian National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR)’s ‘I support legal timber’ campaign. Peru’s …
Peruvian indigenous communities help to neutralise the carbon footprint of major sustainability event
12 December 2014 · Indigenous communities located in Ucayali, Peru have agreed to compensate for the carbon footprint of an international event organised by the Forest Stewardship Council®.
Forest Stewardship Council Takes Steps to Ensure System Remains Transparent Following Resolute FP Canada Legal Action
24 November 2014 · Bonn, Germany/Montreal, Canada (21 November 2014) – Following legal action by Resolute Forest Products (Resolute) against Rainforest Alliance to prevent an audit report of its activities from being …