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Tuesday, 05. November 2013
Global Forest Products Companies Come Together to Support Forest Certification

Global Forest Products Companies Come Together to Support Forest Certification (©©, 4 November 2013 – In an unprecedented show of support from the private sector for forest certification, 26 of the world’s leading companies along the forest products value chain released a leadership statement today, committing to significantly scale up sustainable forest management. read more …

Monday, 04. November 2013
Update on the disassociation of the Forest Stewardship Council from Asia Pulp and Paper (APP)

In October 2007, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) disassociated from the Indonesian company Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). The decision was due to substantial publicly available information that APP was involved in destructive forestry practices. The FSC Board of Directors extended the scope of the disassociation to those entities for which the FSC Secretariat had evidence of control by APP as the majority shareholder. Certificate holders affected by this decision had their certificates terminated and were no longer able to use the FSC trademarks. read more …

Monday, 04. November 2013
Invitation: Webinar for Consulted Standards and revision of Controlled Wood Standard

WebinarThe FSC Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) invites stakeholders to participate in a webinar dedicated to the Consulted Standards (FSC-STD-40-005 and FSC-STD-30-010) and the revision of the standard on Controlled Wood. The webinar will take place on 15 November 2013 at 18:00 – 19:30 Central European Time (GMT +1). read more …

Wednesday, 30. October 2013
FSC Helps to Shape New Russian Forest Policy

FSC Helps to Shape New Russian Forest Policy (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.On 23 September 2013, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev decreed a new National State Forest Policy, taking a critical step to modernize the country’s regulatory framework for forest practices. Because forestland in Russia is government property, the new policy will have a broad impact. read more …

Wednesday, 30. October 2013
Global stakeholder announcement on the Online Claims Platform

OCP (©© sxc.huFSC launches a public consultation on the FSC Advice note for the Online Claims Platform (OCP) and provides an OCP update read more …

Monday, 28. October 2013
FSC® receives independent audit reports relating to the welfare of koalas in FSC certified plantations

Bonn, Germany - Independent audit reports by Rainforest Alliance on the compliance of Australian Bluegum Plantations (ABP) and The Green Triangle Plantation Forest Company of Australia Pty Ltd (GPFL) have found non-conformances by both companies with standards set by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). read more …

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