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Friday, 12. December 2014
COP20 update: FSC® affirms timber legality is just the beginning for a sustainable future

11 December 2014 (Lima, Peru) – Today, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) joined the Peruvian National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR)’s ‘I support legal timber’ campaign. Peru’s Environment Minister, Manuel Pulgar, acting in his capacity as President of COP20, identified timber legality as a critical issue at this year’s global meeting. read more …

Friday, 12. December 2014
Peruvian indigenous communities help to neutralise the carbon footprint of major sustainability event

Indigenous communities located in Ucayali, Peru have agreed to compensate for the carbon footprint of an international event organised by the Forest Stewardship Council®read more …

Tuesday, 09. December 2014
JAIME LEVY (25 November 1949 – 6 December 2014)

JAIME LEVY (25 November 1949 – 6 December 2014) (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.This is a sad time for the FSC family as we mourn the loss of Jaime Levy, world renowned advocate for the rights of indigenous peoples and a past member of FSC’s International Board of Directors. read more …

Monday, 08. December 2014
FSC Welcomes Recognition of FSC Scheme by Australian Government

On 30 November 2014, certain provisions of the Australian Illegal Logging Prohibition Act 2012 (Cth) became operative. read more …

Friday, 05. December 2014
Final Review: IGIs & SIR Guideline

Rosario Gálan, IGI Coordinator (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.As this chapter comes to an end, we’d like to ask you for your input one last time. read more …

Wednesday, 03. December 2014
Standard Setting: General Accreditation Standard Open for First Public Consultation

Tell us what you think! (© R~P~M via Compfight cc)© R~P~M via Compfight ccStakeholders are invited to comment on the first revised draft of the General Accreditation standard (FSC-STD-20-001) by 09 February 2015. read more …

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