News and topics around our activities

Thursday, 27. March 2014
The Smallholders Update for the first quarter of 2014 is now published and ready to download

Smallholders Update Q1 2014 (© NCT Forestry Cooperative)© NCT Forestry CooperativeThe first quarter of 2014 brought some interesting aspects of projects and activities on FSC engagement related to Smallholders and Communities that you can read about in the Smallholders Update Q1 2014. In January the new Smallholder Support Manager, Annah Agasha, joined the FSC team and is now the new editor of the Smallholders Update. read more …

Friday, 21. March 2014
FSC challenges EU to recognize forest certification

© FSC NetherlandsAt the World Forest Summit in Stockholm on 20 March, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) challenged the European Commission to recognize the role of certification in European forests and its potential to contribute to the fight against the illegal timber trade. read more …

Friday, 21. March 2014
New version of national risk assessment for United Kingdom

© FSC A.CControlled wood risk assessment amended read more …

Monday, 17. March 2014

Construction21EXPODate: 14 – 15 May 2014
Time: 8:30-19:30 read more …

Friday, 14. March 2014
Green Building Spotlight: the Center for Sustainable Landscapes

© Denmarsh Photography, Inc.Nestled in the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, USA, is a 24,350 square foot architectural marvel - an education, research and administration facility called the Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL). The building’s use of wood exemplifies the attractiveness, practicality and renewability of the material, and all the new wood used in the project has been certified to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards. The CSL has garnered several accolades for its sustainable design and build. read more …

Friday, 14. March 2014
Public Consultation Underway about International Generic Indicators

© FSC FranceAs the starting point for national standards, the International Generic Indicators (IGIs) will shape management on more than 180 million hectares of FSC certified forest around the world. Because of this broad significance, the FSC Network is working hard during the second public consultation – which is open until 31 March 2014 – to engage diverse stakeholders, to ensure their voices are heard. read more …

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