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Thursday, 21. November 2013
FSC presents options for its engagement in ecosystem services markets at the Global Landscape Forum

© FSC A.C.On 16 November 2013 in Warsaw, FSC, the Gold Standard Foundation and Fairtrade International held a technical session at the Global Landscapes Forum, part of the 19th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. At the session, entitled "Certifying ecosystem services in forestry and agriculture: Ensuring genuine monitoring, reporting and verification and social and environmental integrity at a landscape level," FSC presented its work on ecosystem services as a contribution towards responsible landscape management. read more …

Monday, 18. November 2013
FSC presents consumer attitude survey results at global brand conference

LONDON, England, 18 November 2013 – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will present its research findings on consumer attitudes towards environmentally responsible products today at an international conference on sustainable brands. read more …

Monday, 18. November 2013
Press Release: Global consumers want business to solve environmental problems

LONDON, England, 18 November 2013 – Many of the world’s consumers lay the responsibility of solving the global environmental crisis mostly at the door of businesses. In addition, consumers better trust companies’ environmental claims when they are backed up by certification marks indicating products are responsibly sourced. Similarly, certification marks are more compelling to consumers when they are endorsed by every day, trusted brands. read more …

Monday, 18. November 2013
Forest Peoples Programme will verify Danzer’s potential re-association with FSC

FSC is pleased to announce that the Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) will verify whether the Danzer Group has fulfilled the conditions for re-association with FSC. Danzer is expected to produce a final report of their work towards meeting the conditions before the March 2014 FSC Board meeting. read more …

Sunday, 17. November 2013
FSC presents its new due diligence system for carbon schemes at COP19

© FSC A.C.On 14 November, FSC, Gold Standard and Fairtrade International held an official side event at the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP19) in Warsaw. At the event, titled ‘Leading trends in results-based finance for climate, environment and development’, the three organizations showed how they have aligned their system to ensure the adequate stewardship, safeguarding, monitoring and accounting of forest carbon. This is helping to scale up the practices, attract new sources of finance, and provide investors and certified beneficiaries with much-needed confidence. read more …

Friday, 08. November 2013
Join FSC at COP 19!

Join FSC at COP 19!The 19th UN Climate Change Conference (COP 19) starts next Monday 11 November in Warsaw, Poland, running until 22 November. FSC will be prominent at COP 19, attending the conference as an advocate for forests in the arena of climate change policy. read more …

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