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Tuesday, 13. October 2015
Volunteers wanted for Technical Working Group

FSC Open Call (© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe Ecosystem Services Program of FSC International is looking for FSC stakeholders to join the Technical Working Group that will develop a new procedural document, Demonstrating the Impact of Forest Stewardship on Ecosystem Services (FSC-PRO-30-002). The deadline for applications is 31 October 2015. read more …

Monday, 12. October 2015
20 per cent by 2020: New FSC Global Strategic Plan 2015-2020

20 per cent by 2020: New FSC Global Strategic Plan 2015-2020Today, with the release of the FSC Global Strategic Plan 2015-2020, FSC is declaring our intention to more than double our share of global forest-based trade in the next five years, to 20 per cent. read more …

Thursday, 08. October 2015
Kingfisher on the Path to Net Positive

Timber (© Kingfisher)© KingfisherAccording to Kingfisher’s latest Net Positive report, the company is progressing toward its goal of creating positive impact. read more …

Thursday, 08. October 2015
FSC-accredited certification body BM TRADA’s accreditation has been suspended in seven countries

Effective 25 September 2015, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended certification body BM TRADA Certification Ltd from issuing FSC chain of custody (CoC) certificates in Germany, Finland, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus, and Russia. read more …

Friday, 02. October 2015
Wanted: Technical Advisors to the FSC Pesticides Committee

FSC Open Call (© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) at FSC International is pleased to invite experts on pesticides and integrated pest management in forests to submit their applications by 13 October 2015. read more …

Friday, 02. October 2015
Impact and alliances: FSC at the XIV World Forestry Congress

FSC at WFC 2015Through a series of events and activities at the World Forestry Congress, held in Durban, South Africa this month, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) highlighted both the strength of our global alliances, and our positive environmental, social, and economic impact in countries across the planet. read more …

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