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Tuesday, 23 August 2016
FSC at the IUCN World Conservation Congress (WCC) 2016

IUCN WCC (© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest conservation event. This year’s event will be held on 1–10 September in Hawaii. The event aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social, and economic development. read more …

Friday, 19 August 2016
ASI Lifts the suspension of Exova BM Trada

Removal of suspension (© FSC GD)© FSC GDEffective 16 August 2016, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of FSC-accredited certification body Exova BM Trada. The company is qualified for FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification worldwide and to date has issued over 2400 valid FSC CoC certificates. read more …

Thursday, 18 August 2016
Celebrate forests on #FSCFriday

FSC Friday 2016 (© iStock photo)© iStock photoOn 30 September 2016, FSC offices, certificate holders, members, and partners will host a series of events around the world designed to celebrate and raise awareness about responsible forest management and the role that FSC plays in it. read more …

Tuesday, 16 August 2016
FSC disassociates from BILT

Dispute Resolution (© FSC GD)© FSC GDBONN, Germany (16 August 2016) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has announced that it has disassociated from Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT) and the subsidiary company Sabah Forest Industries (SFI). read more …

Tuesday, 16 August 2016
World Leaders Gather at FSC-certified Roundtable at G7 Summit 2016

© 2016 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of JapanThe G7 Summit held in Japan this year had a special feature – almost all the wooden products that were used for the event, from the head roundtable where the G7 leaders met to the lunch ‘bento’ boxes, were made of FSC-certified wood. It even featured a not-so-common FSC-certified product, cypress essential oil. read more …

Tuesday, 09 August 2016
FSC Receives Submissions For Two New National Forest Stewardship Standards

Forest Management (© FSC GD)© FSC GDOur standard development groups (SDGs) in the People’s Republic of China and Metropolitan France – the part of France that’s in Europe – are the latest to successfully develop their National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS) in accordance with Version 5 of the FSC Principles and Criteria. read more …

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