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Friday, 23. May 2014
FSC exhibits the benefits of wood at Construction 21 Expo

FSC at Construction 21 ExpoOn 14–15 May 2014, the Construction21EXPO (C21EXPO) invited the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), along with like-minded sustainability leaders, to take part in Europe's first virtual trade show on green buildings – all from the comfort of our desktop computers. read more …

Friday, 23. May 2014
The Amazon Alternative (TAA) leaves lasting legacy

The Amazon AlternativeAfter five years of service, the Amazon Alternative (TAA) comes to an end and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) would like to thank everyone involved in the program for their contribution to sustainable forest management in the Amazon.   read more …

Friday, 23. May 2014
Packaging for Forests: FSC certification driving more sustainable packaging

Packaging for ForestsOn 13 May 2014, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) welcomed attendees at the Packaging for Forests Conference, held at the Interpack Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany to discuss the benefits of FSC certified packaging. read more …

Friday, 23. May 2014
FSC draws the crowds at the Forests Asia Summit 2014

Forests Asia Summit 2014At the beginning of May, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) attended the Forests Asia Summit 2014 in Indonesia where it hosted a 'standing room only' session on a landmark project, Forest Certification for Ecosystem Services (ForCES). The session – entitled ‘Moving certification to the landscape level with ecosystem services’ – attracted a very broad audience and generated a lively discussion around issues of stakeholder consultation, market value, and the integration of certification schemes. read more …

Wednesday, 21. May 2014
Are you an environmentally conscious, socially aware journalism student?

GA Youth CorrespondentYoung people are at the center of a sustainable future, and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is looking for a passionate youth correspondent to engage their peers by covering the FSC General Assembly (GA) 2014. read more …

Friday, 16. May 2014
Consultation: Amendment of advice notes about ‘Applicable National and Local Laws and Regulations’

© FSC A.C.FSC is seeking stakeholder feedback on proposed amendments to three separate FSC Advice Notes regarding ‘Applicable National and Local Laws and Regulations’. The amendments have been proposed as part of the continual alignment of the FSC system with national and international legislation – such as the European Union (EU) Timber Regulation and the US Lacey Act – aimed at preventing the trade of wood produced by illegal logging. read more …

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