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Monday, 13. May 2013
Nokia prioritizes FSC certified virgin fibers for packaging materials

© Nokia Packaging DesignNokia, a global leader in mobile communications, recently announced that it aims to use 100-percent certified renewable or recycled materials for its fiber-based printing and packaging materials by 2015. Nokia’s Natural Resources Policy states a preference for FSC certified materials, and targets an average of at least 70 percent of recycled fibers used across all packaging. read more …

Monday, 29. April 2013
Campaign for FSC certified fiberboards reveals substantial market demand

© FSC A.C.In 2012 FSC® launched the ‘Change our Fiberboards’ campaign, focused on making the demand for FSC certified fiberboards visible to the market. FSC encouraged companies to join the campaign in order to demonstrate to potential suppliers that there is a real demand for FSC certified fiberboards. The results of the campaign confirmed that market demand is indeed substantial. read more …

Tuesday, 16. April 2013
FSC certified tropical timber more than doubles its market share in the Netherlands

© FSC A.C.Research conducted by the Probos Foundation has shown that the market share of FSC certified tropical timber on the Dutch market increased from 16 percent in 2008 to 39 percent in 2011. It also found that in 2011, 66 percent of all wood and 33 percent of all paper and cardboard on the Dutch market could be tracked to a sustainable source. FSC Netherlands considers the strong growth of FSC certified timber from the tropics as an incentive to further promote FSC certification within the tropical forest industry. read more …

Monday, 15. April 2013
‘The Forest in a Room’ – FSC Italy’s second annual design competition launched

© FSC ItalyOn 25 March 2013 in Milan, FSC Italy officially launched its second annual responsible design competition ‘The Forest in a Room’. read more …

Friday, 12. April 2013
FSC France produces short films on preservation of French forests

© FSC FranceFSC France has produced three short films aimed at raising awareness of the advantages of FSC certification. Several forest managers and owners, as well as some industrial operators from the forestry sector, agreed to share their experiences of FSC certification and the benefits they have gained from it. read more …

Friday, 05. April 2013
Rougier receives FSC certification for three licenses in Cameroon

© RougierRougier is a major stakeholder among certified tropical timber companies in Africa, and member of FSC France. On 25 March 2013, Rougier announced FSC certification of three concessions in Cameroon’s Mbang Forest, operated by its subsidiary Société Forestière et Industrielle de la Doumé (SFID). read more …

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