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Monday, 16. November 2015
Volunteers Wanted for Ecosystem Services Marketing Advisory Committee

Technical News (© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe Ecosystem Services Programme of FSC International is currently looking for volunteers to advise on the development of ecosystem services promotional claims. The deadline for applications is 8 December 2015. read more …

Monday, 16. November 2015
New FSC tools to help in the fight against climate change

Indonesia Ecosystem Services (© FSC GD / Vlad Sokhin)© FSC GD / Vlad Sokhin‘From 2017 FSC Ecosystem Services Claims will become a reliable tool for public and private entities interested in sponsoring forest ecosystem service maintenance and enhancement in FSC-certified forest management units.’ read more …

Monday, 16. November 2015
Lost climbers’ dream is alive

Uzbek climbers (© FSC CIS)© FSC CISUzbek mountaineers Ilyas Tukhvatulin and Ivan Lobanov had long planned to replant and restore the forest that once blanketed the foothills of the Chimgan Mountains in their home country. But when they perished in Nepal in October 2012, it seemed that their dream would die with them. read more …

Monday, 16. November 2015
The revised Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders is now open for public consultation

All stakeholders are invited to comment on the first draft of the revised STD-50-001 by 31 January 2016. read more …

Friday, 13. November 2015
FSC calls to COP21 governments: “Take action on forests!”

Forest Europe (© FSC GD / Milan Reška)© FSC GD / Milan ReškaIn the run-up to the 21th UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21), FSC France has prepared a manifesto calling on the attending governments to take firm and effective decisions concerning the world’s forests. FSC International is proud to endorse this manifesto, which demands clear and transparent commitments to ambitious reductions in CO2 emissions which include the forestry and land-use sectors. read more …

Friday, 06. November 2015
FSC Publishes Revised Directive on Sourcing Controlled Wood to Ensure Consistency

Controlled Wood (© FSC GD)© FSC GDOn 4 November 2015, the Policy and Standards Director of FSC International Center approved a revised FSC Directive on FSC Controlled Wood (FSC-DIR-40-005), to standardize understanding and implementation of the requirements of the Standard for Company Evaluation of FSC Controlled Wood (FSC-STD-40-005 V2-1), to ensure it is in line with the rest of the FSC normative framework. read more …

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