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

FSC® partners with The Gold Standard to explore new level of alignment between the two certification systems

18 September 2012 · The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) has announced on September 18th that it is entering into a strategic partnership with The Gold Standard to explore the opportunities for future close …
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The use of wood and fiber testing to support FSC certification

2 August 2012 · Recently, the media has been abuzz with stories of illegal wood making its way into mainstream products. Recent legislative changes in Europe and the United States will go some way to crack down on …
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Kim Carstensen

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) appoints new Director General

24 July 2012 · The international Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is pleased to announce that Kim Carstensen has been appointed FSC Director General, starting October 1st.
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Buenos Aires commits to become the first FSC® City

Buenos Aires commits to become the first FSC® City

21 June 2012 · The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is pleased to celebrate the launch of the FSC City Initiative and announce that Buenos Aires intends to become the first FSC City.
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Imaflora/Rainforest Alliance awards the world’s first FSC Project Certification for a television show set

12 April 2012 · Rainforest Alliance’s first-ever FSC Project Certification for a television show set was awarded to a television music show broadcast in Brazil called “Sr. Brasil”, presented by …
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FSC calls for applicants for the IGI Working Group

5 April 2012 · Following the approval of the revised FSC Principles and Criteria (P&C) by the FSC membership, we are now initiating the process to develop International Generic Indicators which will serve as …
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FSC abre una convocatoria de solicitudes para el Grupo de Trabajo sobre los IGI

5 April 2012 · A raíz de la aprobación de la versión revisada de los Principios y Criterios de FSC (P&C) por parte de sus miembros, estamos iniciando un proceso para desarrollar una serie de Indicadores …
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Search underway for new FSC Director General

1 April 2012 · The FSC International board's search committee for a new Director General has retained Egon Zehnder International (EZI) to lead a global search for a new Director General who will replace Andre …
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Forest Stewardship Council Director General to Step Down at the End of 2012

21 February 2012 · BONN, GERMANY – Today the Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council International announced that Director General Andre de Freitas has made the decision to resign at the end of 2012. …
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