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

Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Moving towards Motion 65: FSC to engage on New Forest Management Standard

Press Release (© FSC GD)© FSC GD(Montreal – April 26) -- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will implement a new forest management standard in Canada, only after considerable stakeholder engagement ensures this new standard reflects the opinions of all stakeholders, as far as possible. read more …

Wednesday, 23 March 2016
The Forest Stewardship Council Has a New Board Chairperson

Rulita Wijayaningdyah (© FSC GD)© FSC GD23 March 2016 (Bonn, Germany) – Indonesian trade unionist, Rulita Wijayaningdyah, has been appointed as the Chairperson of the International Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). Rulita Wijayaningdyah is the first Asian woman to hold this position. read more …

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

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 …

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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