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Friday, 28. March 2014
FSC takes part in Singapore’s largest furniture fair in 30 years

Hartono Prabowo, national representative of FSC IndonesiaThe Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has participated in Singapore’s annual International Furniture Fair, held 13-16 March 2014. Hartono Prabowo, national representative of FSC Indonesia, presented the Choose FSC website and described how this marketing tool can build the value of FSC certification in the Asian market. read more …

Friday, 28. March 2014
FSC receives £9,000 from Sainsbury’s

UK Minister of Civil Society, Nick Hurd (© Cabinet Office)© Cabinet OfficeUK Minister of Civil Society, Nick Hurd, helped UK retail chain Sainsbury’s celebrate the accomplishments of their enterprising annual Christmas recycling effort when he handed a check on 18 March 2014, for £9,000 to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) UK. read more …

Friday, 14. March 2014
Green Building Spotlight: the Center for Sustainable Landscapes

© Denmarsh Photography, Inc.Nestled in the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, USA, is a 24,350 square foot architectural marvel - an education, research and administration facility called the Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL). The building’s use of wood exemplifies the attractiveness, practicality and renewability of the material, and all the new wood used in the project has been certified to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards. The CSL has garnered several accolades for its sustainable design and build. read more …

Monday, 24. February 2014
‘Choose FSC’ online business website launched

© FSC A.C.Promoting the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) to businesses has never been easier. ‘Choose FSC’ is an online website to showcase the benefits of FSC certified wood and paper for the construction, paper and publishing, retail, and packaging industries. Filled with sector-specific data, case studies from leading companies, interesting facts, compelling infographics and concrete examples of impact, it is a powerful marketing tool for demonstrating the value of FSC certificationread more …

Friday, 14. February 2014
Swedish company BRIO presents toys made from responsibly produced wood

Brio (© Brio)© BrioSince 1 January 2014, all wooden toys produced by Swedish company BRIO have been manufactured using Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified wood. BRIO showcased its new line of FSC certified toys and packaging at the world’s largest toy fair, held in Nuremberg from 29 January to 3 February. read more …

Friday, 17. January 2014
Rio 2016 gives impetus to certified wood and paper in Brazil

FSC Certified area of Pinus plantation and conservation areas with Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze, in South Brazil (© Florestal Gateados)© Florestal GateadosOn December 11 2013, the Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016 and FSC Brazil announced that all forest products that will be acquired by the Organizing Committee will be certified. This includes overlay structures, furniture, communication materials and stationery. This is an important step towards sustainability at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, one that will contribute to the preservation and responsible use of forests. read more …

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