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Friday, 04. October 2013
Tetra Pak® delivers more than 26 billion FSC labeled carton packages worldwide in 2012

© Tetra Pak, 2013The 2013 Tetra Pak® Sustainability Update, launched on 9 September, has announced that 26.4 billion Tetra Pak packages in 39 countries carried the FSC label in 2012. This is a 40 percent increase over 2011, and represents continued steady growth since 2008, when the first 0.2 billion FSC labeled Tetra Pak packages were brought onto the market. read more …

Friday, 04. October 2013
FSC International celebrates FSC Friday 2013

© FSC A.C - FSC International celebrates FSC Friday 2013FSC Friday is FSC’s annual celebration of responsible forestry. This year it took place in over 30 countries on Friday September 27. FSC International joined the celebrations with a series of activities in Bonn, Tokyo and Lima. read more …

Thursday, 03. October 2013
FSC certification an essential tool in revitalizing the European timber market

© Business-ForumThe current situation in the European timber and wood products market was the main theme of a two-day international conference held in Helsinki, Finland on 26 –27 September. Felix Romero, FSC Regional Director for Europe, was one of the main speakers, participating in a session on factors affecting the European timber industry. read more …

Wednesday, 02. October 2013
Clarification: FSC certification and carbon claims

There is an increasing interest in claims that biomass used for energy production has substantial greenhouse gas emission-reduction results and no negative impacts on (forest) biodiversity. read more …

Wednesday, 02. October 2013
PRESS RELEASE: "Strengthening services: revision of the Annual Administration Fee policy"

From January 1st 2014 FSC will introduce a revised Annual Administration Fee Policy (FSC-POL-20-005 V2) for all certified companies within the FSC system. The Annual Administration Fee (AAF) was established to support FSC’s core functions and services for, the Certificate Holders (CH), and has not been adjusted since 2008. read more …

Monday, 30. September 2013
Smallholders Update for Q3

Training session in the Solomon Islands (© Richard Laity)© Richard LaityThe Smallholders Update for the third quarter of 2013 is now published and you can download it here. read more …

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