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Friday, 27. June 2014
Smallholders Update for the second quarter of 2014

Smallholders Update for the second quarter of 2014 (© COOPERFLORESTA)© COOPERFLORESTAThe second Smallholders Update of 2014 is now ready to download. It brings news from smallholders in Brazil and Nepal and interesting updates on other FSC projects related to smallholders and communities around the world. read more …

Friday, 27. June 2014
FSC at UN Environment Assembly: prevent illegal trade with certification

© freeimages.comThursday evening, 26th June, at the 1st UN Environment Assembly, held in Nairobi, Kenya this week, FSC Chief Advocacy Officer John Hontelez addressed more than hundred environmental ministers during a high level dialogue on illegal trade in wildlife. read more …

Friday, 27. June 2014
Add your voice to the development of a new strategy for controlled wood

© freeimages.comFSC is currently seeking stakeholder participation in a survey that is part of an ongoing evaluation of the controlled wood (CW) system. You are invited to add your views to help shape the development of a new CW strategy. read more …

Friday, 27. June 2014
Field testing of revised controlled wood and relevant accreditation standards

© FSC A.C.The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Controlled Wood program is currently planning field testing for the two revised controlled wood standards, as well as the two relevant accreditation standards. FSC will invite certification bodies to submit proposals for carrying out the field tests. read more …

Wednesday, 25. June 2014
ASI Suspends Forest Management Certification Activities for Bureau Veritas in the Americas

Bonn, 25 June 2014 - Accreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended certification body Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS (BV) from issuing FSC Forest Management certification in North and South America. This suspension is as a result of BV’s failure to resolve major non-conformities with FSC accreditation standards. read more …

Friday, 20. June 2014
Call for Nominations: 2014 FSC Leadership Awards

Call for Nominations: 2014 FSC Leadership Awards (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) US is accepting nominations for the 2014 Leadership Awards, which recognize the excellence, innovation and creativity of FSC-certified companies in North America; companies committed to maintaining forests for future generations. read more …

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