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Monday, 14. April 2014
OCP Consultation With Industry

On Tuesday the 8th of April, the FSC Director General and staff met with industry partners from Europe and North America (SCA, Stora Enso, Domtar, BillerudKorsnäs, and IKEA). The meeting was the first of a series in which FSC is consulting with stakeholders of all chambers to develop the path forward for the Online Claims Platform (OCP), a consultation mandated by the FSC International Board of Directors.  read more …

Friday, 11. April 2014
Future Development of a Controlled Wood Strategy

© FSC A.C.A formal strategy for Controlled Wood will be developed by FSC to outline the scope and goals of the system for the next 10 years. Development of the strategy is planned for 2015 and will be based on an evaluation study currently being performed by FSC, as well as outcomes from the ongoing revision process of the Controlled Wood system. read more …

Friday, 11. April 2014
FSC’s Smallholder Fund in 2014

© FSC A.C.Following the success of the Smallholder Fund in 2013, we take this opportunity to fill you on in the plans for the Fund in 2014. read more …

Friday, 11. April 2014
Running Roots reach finish line

Running Roots (© Charlotte Irrgang)© Charlotte IrrgangOn 6 April 2014, FSC International’s first ever running team, the Running Roots, competed in all three events at the Deutsche Post Marathon – the full marathon, the half marathon and the relay. The 12 person team joined more than 13,000 participants as they raced through the streets of Bonn, with FSC friends and family members cheering them on their way. read more …

Friday, 11. April 2014
Market share of FSC certified wood nearly triples in Belgium

Look for the logo (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.Two recent studies demonstrate the market share of FSC certified wood in Belgium is rising and that more Belgians recognize the FSC label. read more …

Thursday, 10. April 2014
FSC welcomes support for forest certification in sustainable development goals

Next year, the United Nations (UN) will adopt a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A working group of governments is drafting a list of goals and targets for presentation to the UN plenary in September. In New York last week, representatives of several of these governments proposed the increase of forest certification as an SDG target, arguing that this would promote sustainable forest management globally. read more …

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