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Friday, 10. July 2015
FSC wins National Conservation Achievement Award

FSC wins National Conservation Achievement Award (© FSC US)© FSC USSince 1966, the US National Wildlife Federation – a member of the Forest Stewardship Council environmental chamber based in the United States, with more than four million members of its own – has honored individuals and organizations with its National Conservation Achievement Award, known as the ‘Connie’. Designed to recognize outstanding contributions to protecting wildlife, previous honorees include film stars Robert Redford and Bette Midler, US Vice President Al Gore, and US President Jimmy Carter. read more …


Monday, 29. June 2015
The beneficial impacts of certification as reported by Javier Rico for EL PAIS in a special article on the environment

lake and forest (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.Solving the problem of the deforestation of the planet has never been as important as it is today. read more …


Friday, 19. June 2015
FSC Signs Cooperation Agreement with Congolese Government

Kim Carstensen and Henri Djombo Congo Basin (© FSC Congo Basin)© FSC Congo Basin19 June 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – The Government of the Republic of Congo and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) signed a cooperation agreement to recognize the installation of FSC’s sub-regional coordination office in Brazzaville, to promote the sustainable management of Congolese forests, and to facilitate international market access for FSC-certified woods originating in the country. read more …


Monday, 01. June 2015
FSC scoops silver medal at internationally-renowned flower show in UK

FSC scoops silver medal at internationally-renowned flower show in UK (© WWF)© WWFThe Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show is Britain’s most prestigious flower show, attracting more than 150,000 visitors from all over the world. read more …


Friday, 29. May 2015
FSC certification booms in India: 350,000 ha recently certified

Katarnyaghat Forest Division -FSC certified area in Uttar Pradesh (© SCS India Pvt. Ltd)© SCS India Pvt. LtdFSC has recently certified close to 350,000 ha of forests in Northern India. read more …


Monday, 20. April 2015
FSC Russia’s International Day of Forests campaign is a success!

FSC Russia International Day of Forests campaign (© FSC Russia)© FSC RussiaJust ten days after its launch, 7000 people had visited a website created by FSC Russia for International Day of Forests. read more …



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