FSC Press Releases 

This section is intended for journalists and media professionals.
It lists the latest press releases which we are distributing to the global media.


Latest releases

Thursday, 04. February 2016
FSC abandons proposal of mediation involving Resolute Forest Products and asks FSC Board of Directors to take action

Press Release (© FSC GD)© FSC GD4 February 2016 (Bonn, Germany) - Following an unwillingness on the part of Resolute Forest Products (Resolute FP) to be involved in mediation efforts to resolve its suspended Canadian FSC certificates, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has abandoned its efforts to engage Resolute FP in such a process. Rather, FSC will continue to engage many other Canadian or-ganizations that are willing to find solutions. read more …


Monday, 26. October 2015
Forest Stewardship Council disassociates from the Vietnam Rubber Group

SuspensionDecision to terminate Vietnam Rubber Group certification due to proof of unacceptable activities in Cambodia read more …


Wednesday, 12. August 2015
New study proves FSC certification profitable for businesses

New study proves FSC certification profitable for businesses (© FSC GD)© FSC GDWednesday 12 Aug 2015: In addition to numerous environmental and social benefits resulting from FSC certification, a new WWF study has shown that there is a concrete economic benefit - on average, forestry companies can earn an extra US$1.80 for every cubic metre of FSC-certified timber. read more …


Friday, 24. July 2015
FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL CLOSES POLISH NATIONAL OFFICE

24 July 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) confirms it has closed its Polish national office with immediate effect, following a suspension of the national office in December last year (2014). read more …


Friday, 05. June 2015
Bosques Cautin compensates Mapuche people and apologizes for racist remarks

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. read more …


Friday, 27. March 2015
FSC Board Approves International Generic Indicators

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). read more …



Press Contacts for media only

FSC Communications Manager, Lisa SmythFSC Communications Manager, Lisa Smyth

For general media requests, please contact:

FSC Communications Manager, Lisa Smyth, at communications at fsc point org or on +49 (0)228 36766 (ext. 23).

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