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FSC Press Releases
This section includes the latest press releases issued by FSC International.

Forests need special place in Sustainable Development Goals

4 February 2014 · NEW YORK -- Next year, the United Nations (UN) will adopt a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which expire in 2015. The SDGs need to …
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Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) launches leading initiative to Strengthen Aboriginal Peoples’ Rights in Canadian Forests

29 January 2014 · Rigorously applying Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) to FSC’s standards for Forest Management
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Update on Possible Re-Association of Danzer

23 January 2014 · Key documents in the context of Danzer’s potential re-association with FSC are now available on the FSC website.
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New EU Directives a Step Forward for Green Public Procurement

21 January 2014 · Bonn, 15 January 2014 – Three new Public Procurement Directives approved today by the European Parliament will allow public authorities in Europe to base their purchasing decisions on …
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Sustainable Development Goals Must Include Sustainable Public Procurement Practices

9 January 2014 · New York, 8 January 2014 – Sustainable public procurement must be one of the tools to address minimizing negative environmental and social impacts from society’s production and consumption.
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Press Release: Global consumers want business to solve environmental problems

18 November 2013 · LONDON, England, 18 November 2013 – Many of the world’s consumers lay the responsibility of solving the global environmental crisis mostly at the door of businesses. In addition, consumers better …
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Press Release: FSC joins the European Tropical Timber Coalition (EU STTC)

7 November 2013 · Joining efforts to increase the value of responsible forestry in the tropics
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Danish governement commits to procurement of responsible wood and paper

7 November 2013 · COPENHAGEN – Years of hard work by Danish NGOs and companies has finally paid off. The Danish Ministry of the Environment recently declared that it would now be mandatory for the State’s public …
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FSC Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting

Press Release: FSC Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting

5 November 2013 · OTTAWA – The Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee (PIPC) held its inaugural meeting to explore ways to strengthen and renew engagement of Indigenous Peoples in the Forest Stewardship Council …
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Update on the disassociation of the Forest Stewardship Council from Asia Pulp and Paper (APP)

4 November 2013 · In October 2007, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) disassociated from the Indonesian company Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). The decision was due to substantial publicly available information that APP …
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