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Friday, 09. May 2014
Calling all young journalists: this job may be for you

© FSC A.C.The youth of the world are at the center of a sustainable future. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is seeking a passionate journalism student to be the eyes and ears of young people at the FSC General Assembly (GA) in Seville, Spain in September. read more …


Friday, 09. May 2014
New study: Certification can help mitigate risk of illegal imports to the EU

Last month, the UK’s Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, published a study investigating the role of certification in the due diligence schemes required by the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR). In particular, Certified Products and EUTR Compliance in the Furniture Sector explores how certification can help mitigate the high risk of importing Asian furniture produced with illegally harvested and traded timber. It focuses on FSC as the dominant certification scheme in this area. read more …


Friday, 02. May 2014
The enchanted forest of FSC Russia at the EcoCityExpo

FSC Russia at the EcoGorodExpo Exhibition (© FSC Russia)© FSC RussiaWhat would the ideal exhibition booth promoting FSC look like? Well obviously, it would be a forest, where animals would live happily before the amazed eyes of the visitors. read more …


Friday, 02. May 2014
Consultation on Controlled Wood (CW) documents

Consultation on Controlled Wood documents (© FSC A.C Malaysia Deramakot)© FSC A.C Malaysia DeramakotSend your feedback on CW standards and procedures to FSC! read more …


Friday, 02. May 2014
IGI Second Public Consultation – What We Heard

Field trip to a FSC Certified Forest in Sweden during the European and CIS Countries Regional Workshop for the IGI Process (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.At the end of March 2014, the second public consultation about the development of International Generic Indicators (IGIs) closed. read more …


Friday, 25. April 2014
Coming soon to your wardrobe: H&M announces FSC certified raw materials

Coming soon to your wardrobe. (© H&M)© H&MChoosing what to wear just got easier! International fashion chain H&M has announced its commitment to use fabrics made from tree fibers that come from sustainable sources – ensuring they do not originate from endangered or ancient forests. 
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