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Monday, 29 August 2016
A river of life flows through this forest community

Río Tapacalí (© Pandora Martinez)© Pandora MartinezThe mighty Rio Coco River is the heart of the Chorotega people in the San José de Cusmapa area of northern Nicaragua. Their very survival is in tune with its life-giving beat. read more …

Monday, 29 August 2016
Incorporating Gender Equality in National Forest Stewardship Standards

With the release of a new guidance document on gender equality, empowering women in the workplace is expected to take centre stage in FSC’s national forest standards. read more …

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 …

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