News and topics around our activities

Thursday, 09. October 2014
Through the eyes of a child: FSC Regional Office for CIS Countries drawing competition

Through the eyes of a childOn 26 September, FSC Regional Office for CIS Countries – Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan – and with support from private companies and partners kicked-off, “My Native Forest” – a drawing competition for pupils in the 5th to 9th grades that asks them to illustrate their native forests of the CIS countries, to show the uniqueness of each forest ecosystem and to raise awareness of responsibly managed forest resources within general society. read more …

Tuesday, 07. October 2014
Global Witness Complaint against the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG)

Global Witness lodged a Policy for Association complaint against the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG). FSC accepted the complaint on the 24th of September 2014. read more …

Wednesday, 01. October 2014
FSC reconfirms its commitment to protecting workers' rights

© FSC A.C.Bonn, Germany (30 September 2014) – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has strong rules to ensure the protection of workers’ rights and is committed to finding a stakeholder-based solution to how these rules can be implemented in practice in all FSC-certified organizations. read more …

Tuesday, 30. September 2014
Smallholders Update for the third quarter of 2014

Smallholders Update for the third quarter of 2014 (© MCDI)© MCDIThe third Smallholders Update of 2014 is now ready to download. This edition brings news from smallholders in Portugal and South Africa and tells about the successful Smallholder Support Program’s side event at the FSC General Assembly in Seville. read more …

Friday, 26. September 2014
Update on ISO CoC standard development and engagement of FSC

© FSC A.C.In September 2013, the membership of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) voted to develop a standard on chain of custody (CoC) of wood and wood-based products. The proposal came from Brazilian companies through the Brazilian National Standards Organization (Associação Brasileira de Normas Técnicas, ABNT) and was supported by the German ISO member (Deutsches Institut für Normung, DIN). read more …

Friday, 26. September 2014
FSC Friday presents: 5 things you didn’t know about forests

6 things you didn’t know about forests read more …

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