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Monday, 29. June 2015
Procedure for developing Interim National Standards – draft released for first consultation

forest with world map (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.A first draft of the procedure, Structure, Content and Development of Interim National Standards (FSC-PRO-60-007), is now ready for consultation; it is accompanied by a supplementary template for developing such standards 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 …

Friday, 19. June 2015
FSC Awareness on the Rise in Australia

salt and pepper FSC (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.According to FSC Australia’s recent survey, 1 in 5 consumers are familiar with the FSC logo read more …

Monday, 15. June 2015
Supporting Nepalese Earthquake Victims

Nepal - completely damaged small hamlets (© ANSAB)© ANSABToday, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) provided financial support to victims of last month’s devastating earthquake in Nepal, by making a donation to the Asia Network for Sustainable Agriculture and Bioresources (ANSAB)read more …

Friday, 12. June 2015
Pesticides Derogation Procedure published

FSC (© FSC IC)© FSC ICThe FSC Board of Directors has approved the FSC Pesticide Derogation Procedure (FSC-PRO-30-001 V1-0)read more …

Friday, 12. June 2015
FSC Policy for Association: drafts released for first consultation

PfAThe first revised draft of the Policy for Association of Organizations with FSC (FSC-POL-01-004) is now ready for consultation, accompanied by discussion drafts for the two supplementary procedures that put the policy into practice: the Due Diligence Evaluation for the Association with FSC (FSC-PRO-10-004) and the Proactive FSC Policy for Association Evaluation (proposed new mechanism). read more …

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