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Wednesday, 20. June 2012
FSC® success in civil dialogue on economics of sustainable development

Sustainable Development DialoguesEconomics of sustainable developmentn Sunday morning, the civil dialogue on the economics of sustainable development took place. The first recommendation, chosen through an … read more …


Wednesday, 20. June 2012
Forest civil dialogue concentrates on halting deforestation and forest restoration

© FSC A.C.The next civil dialogue was on forests. Civil society voting via the internet had championed the recommendation to ‘restore 150 million hectares of deforested and degraded … read more …


Wednesday, 20. June 2012
Andre de Freitas: Certification has to be about impact

© FSC A.C.Andre de Freitas FSC Executive Director, took part in the ‘Forests: the heart of a green economy’ event. As a panelist at the session on forest certification, he … read more …


Tuesday, 19. June 2012
Sustainable Public Procurement Initiative launched

©FSC ACAs one of the many side events in Rio, the Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) Initiative was launched in UNEP’s Pavilion on 18 June. This initiative brings together a … read more …


Monday, 18. June 2012
The Sustainable Timber Olympic Legacy

The Sustainable Timber Olympic Legacy: Velodrome – London Olympic Games 2012 (© © Olympic Development Authority)From the village where the athletes stay in to the cycle track on which they race and from the tickets in the spectators’ hands to the park benches upon which they rest, FSC® is … read more …


Monday, 18. June 2012
Entrepreneurial Capacity Development for Smallholders: the Community-based Forest Enterprise Development (CBED) Programme of the FAO

Cooperativa Kiwatingni, Comunidad Indigena Layasiksa (© Photo courtesy of Simon Staun)The CBED Programme focuses on providing tools and support to smallholders and rural communities to improve livelihoods and forest conditions. Enhancing the entrepreneurial … read more …



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