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Monday, 15. June 2015
Tropical forests: working on the ground with FSC

Tropical forests: working on the ground with FSCTim Rayden, technical advisor at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), is an expert in the field of forest certification and the timber trade. He works in the Congo Basin, the second largest rainforest on Earth. 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 …

Friday, 05. June 2015
Bosques Cautin compensates Mapuche people and apologizes for racist remarks

05 June 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – Bosques Cautin issued a public apology on 7 April 2015 after its Director General made racist comments on social media about the Chilean Mapuche people. read more …

Wednesday, 03. June 2015
WWF assessment confirms FSC as the most rigorous and comprehensive forest certification scheme

CATWWF has released the third version of their Certification Assessment Tool (CAT), which confirms the leading role of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards, governance, and assurance system. read more …

Monday, 01. June 2015
FSC scoops silver medal at internationally-renowned flower show in UK

FSC scoops silver medal at internationally-renowned flower show in UK (© WWF)© WWFThe Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show is Britain’s most prestigious flower show, attracting more than 150,000 visitors from all over the world. read more …

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