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Monday, 02. February 2015
First FSC Forest Management certificate awarded in Taiwan

© FSC Asia PacificThe first FSC Forest Management (FM) certificate was awarded in Taiwan at the end of last year to Jang Chang Liang Co., Ltd. Taiwan is already one of the most environmentally conscious markets in East Asia, and it now reaches a significant milestone in responsible forest management. read more …


Friday, 23. January 2015
ASI Suspends FM Certification Activities for Bureau Veritas in Russia and lifts suspension for the Americas

January 16, 2015 - Effective 05 January 2015, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended certification body Bureau Veritas from issuing FSC Forest Management certification in Russia. At the same time its suspension for the Americas was lifted. read more …


Friday, 16. January 2015
Controlled Wood National Risk Assessment approved for Brazil

Controlled Wood National Risk Assessment approved for Brazil (© freeimages.com)© freeimages.comOn 12 January 2015, a Controlled Wood National Risk Assessment (NRA) was approved for Brazil. read more …


Friday, 16. January 2015
Ninety entries for the FSC Denmark design awards, only one winner

© FSC DenmarkOne hundred and eight students from five design and architecture schools participated in FSC Denmark’s 2014 design awards. They presented 90 designs using sustainable wood – including bookcases, lamps, chairs, tables and other furniture – that were evaluated by a jury of professionals led by the designer Tobias Jacobsen. read more …


Friday, 16. January 2015
Mpingo Conservation and Development Initiative celebrates ten years supporting communities in sustainable forest management

© Mpingo Conservation & Development InitiativeThe tenth anniversary of Mpingo Conservation and Development Initiative (MCDI) last December celebrated its transition from a research-oriented organization into an initiative focused on practical conservation work. In December 2004, nearlya decade after it was originally founded in 1995, MCDI started working with Kilwa District Council to support local communities in sustainable forest management. read more …


Friday, 16. January 2015
Reminder: final review of IGIs ends on 18 January 2015

Rosario Gálan, IGI Coordinator (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.FSC’s policy manager for forest management, Rosario Galan, has sent the following message to all FSC stakeholders who have taken part in the international generic indicators (IGIs) process. read more …



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