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, 13. January 2015
Forest Stewardship Council Announces New Board Chair

Anthony Sebastian (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.Malaysian environmentalist, Anthony Sebastian, has been appointed as the Chairman of the International Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). Sebastian’s … read more …


Wednesday, 31. December 2014
FSC has requested a six-month extension for a suspended certificate held by Resolute Forest Products in Lac St-Jean, Quebec

Bonn, Germany / Montreal, Canada - 30 December 2014. FSC has requested a six-month extension to be granted by the certification body Rainforest Alliance for a suspended forest … read more …


Thursday, 18. December 2014
FSC Issues Advice Note as First Step to Ensure System Remains Transparent following Resolute FP Canada legal action

Bonn, Germany/Montreal, Canada (18 December 2014) Today, the Forest Stewardship Council has issued a new Advice Note to prevent situations where an FSC certificate is upheld … read more …


Friday, 12. December 2014
COP20 update: FSC® affirms timber legality is just the beginning for a sustainable future

11 December 2014 (Lima, Peru) – Today, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) joined the Peruvian National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR)’s ‘I support legal timber’ … read more …


Friday, 12. December 2014
Peruvian indigenous communities help to neutralise the carbon footprint of major sustainability event

Indigenous communities located in Ucayali, Peru have agreed to compensate for the carbon footprint of an international event organised by the Forest Stewardship Council®read more …


Monday, 24. November 2014
Forest Stewardship Council Takes Steps to Ensure System Remains Transparent Following Resolute FP Canada Legal Action

Bonn, Germany/Montreal, Canada (21 November 2014) – Following legal action by Resolute Forest Products (Resolute) against Rainforest Alliance to prevent an audit report of its … 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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