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Friday, 28. August 2015
The global volume and market share of FSC-certified timber

The global volume and market share of FSC-certified timber (© FSC GD)© FSC GDFSC recently conducted a comprehensive study to estimate the global volume of FSC-certified wood harvested each year. read more …

Friday, 28. August 2015
A small Russian operator with a big impact

Victor Zosimovich Pankratov (© Victor Zosimovich Pankratov)© Victor Zosimovich PankratovVictor Pankratov walks through his 820-hectare forest near the north-eastern Russian city of Kirov every day. He does this because he wants to manage his forest in a hands-on way that will help grow his business and make a difference to other small operators. read more …

Thursday, 27. August 2015
Update on Controlled Wood Company Risk Assessments

Board Decision (© FSC G.D.)© FSC G.D.Bonn, Germany (28 August 2015) – Company risk assessments will no longer be eliminated on 31 December 2015, as previously communicated; rather company risk assessments will be phased out over time by replacing the current standard – that allows these risk assessments - with a revised standard – that after a transition period will no longer allow company risk assessments in their current form. read more …

Thursday, 27. August 2015
Ask me anything on the FSC Policy for Association drafts

FSC Live transmition (© FSC GD)© FSC GDFSC stakeholders are invited to participate in a one-hour call-in meeting with FSC International staff and ask questions that will help inform the consultation process of the Policy for Association drafts. There will not be a presentation; rather this session is open to answer stakeholder questions. read more …

Friday, 21. August 2015
Consultation on FSC Policy for Association drafts explained

Webinar (© FSC AC)© FSC ACTo better share information on the changes being proposed to these core documents, a recorded webinar is now available to stakeholders – in both English and in Spanish. read more …

Wednesday, 12. August 2015
New study proves FSC certification profitable for businesses

New study proves FSC certification profitable for businesses (© FSC GD)© FSC GDWednesday 12 Aug 2015: In addition to numerous environmental and social benefits resulting from FSC certification, a new WWF study has shown that there is a concrete economic benefit - on average, forestry companies can earn an extra US$1.80 for every cubic metre of FSC-certified timber. read more …

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