Monday, 12 September 2016
Innovative Group Scheme in Indonesia Awarded Triple Certification
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
World Leaders Gather at FSC-certified Roundtable at G7 Summit 2016
The 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 …
Monday, 01 August 2016
Smallholders in China See Fruits of Certification
© WWF-US / Colby LoucksAuthored and first published by WWF International.
“The forest was left to us by our ancestors. We should take good care of it. Only when we look after it can it look after us.” read more …
Monday, 18 July 2016
Demand for FSC-certified furniture offers a profitable future for timber growers in Vietnam
© WWFAuthored and first published by WWF International.
“My father and I are very dedicated to the forest,” says Le Xuyen. “We joined the FSC programme 10 years ago. Since then, our livelihood has been secured and we’ve been able to save more money. For example, I have managed to buy a car while my father has built a farm – all thanks to what we have got from our trees.” read more …
Monday, 04 July 2016
Fair Wood Bar Opens in Central Stockholm
© FSC SwedenThe real heroes are those who buy hardwood from smallholders in the global South! The concept of Fair Wood gives forest communities and Indigenous groups the opportunity to sell timber on the global market and receive fair pay, while FSC certification ensures the responsible management of their forests. read more …