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The latest news and views from FSC, plus related forestry industry updates

GIZ/BMZ Conference 'Forests for Future Generations - Public and Private Responsibility for Sustainability'

Call for Registration: Conference "Forests for Future Generations"

22 March 2013 · Conference 'Forests for Future Generations - Public and Private Responsibility for Sustainability'11 - 12 June 2013, Berlin, GermanyOrganized by German Federal Ministry for …
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700th Belgian FSC Chain of Custody certificate for Antwerp-based enterprise KUNNIG

21 March 2013 · The Antwerp-based socio-economic enterprise KUNNIG recently became the 700th Belgian company to receive FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification. They joined over 25 000 companies worldwide with CoC …
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FSC celebrates the International Day of Forests

FSC celebrates the International Day of Forests

21 March 2013 · (Bonn, 21 March 2013) The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests. Countries and organizations are coming together at the local, national and …
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The Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels recognizes FSC certified forests

20 March 2013 · The Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) has announced that from now on it will recognize FSC standards for responsible forest management. After comparing the Principles and Criteria from the FSC …
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Forest Stewardship Council International Board Members meet with stakeholders in Delhi

18 March 2013 · Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) held its 62nd International Board Meeting in Thekkady, Kerala from 11 to 13 March 2013 in association with Kerala Forest Department, Quality Council of India and …
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FSC publishes an “EU Timber Regulation Implementation Guide for FSC Certificate Holders and Other Companies Selling FSC Products in the EU”.

14 March 2013 · On 3 March 2013, the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) came into force. Companies importing timber and certain wood products need to apply a due diligence system to reduce the chance that …
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all upon negotiators for 1st reading agreement on EU Public Procurement Directives to prevent undesired consequences for reliable, widely used private certification schemes

EU needs to prevent unreasonable restrictions for sustainable public procurement

12 March 2013 · The EU Institutions are currently negotiating new Directives on Public Procurement. On 6 March 2013, the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament started negotiations to reach an agreement …
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First FSC Project Certification for Commercial Building in the US

7 March 2013 · The Bullitt Center, which is the first heavy-timber office building in Seattle since the early 20th century, is also the first commercial building in the U.S. to earn FSC Project Certification.
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Kim Carstensen promotes ‘optimisation of resource use’ at the World Forest Summit in Sweden

Kim Carstensen promotes ‘optimisation of resource use’ at the World Forest Summit in Sweden

6 March 2013 · (Stockholm, 6 March 2013) At the opening session of the World Forest Summit, Kim Carstensen, Director General of FSC, addressed the challenge to reconcile a growing world population and the move …
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FSC Poland holds conference on Controlled Wood and the National Risk Assessment

5 March 2013 · On 22 February 2013, FSC Poland organized a conference entitled “Controlled Wood and the National Risk Assessment,” held in Warsaw.
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Keeping up with all the latest information about forest management and certification can be difficult. That’s why we collect it for you in our newsroom. The newsroom is where you’ll find news from FSC, as well as information about developments in the wider forestry industry. It’s also home to The Root of the Matter, the monthly blog from FSC Director General Kim Carstensen.