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Friday, 27. September 2013
FSC Friday 2013 – Love the forest? Look for the logo!

FSC Friday 2013 – Love the forest? Look for the logo!Bonn, Germany - The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) invites you to celebrate FSC Friday, an annual, global celebration of forests and responsible forestry. FSC Friday takes place today and it can be celebrated in many different ways, large or small. read more …

Friday, 27. September 2013
ASI Suspends SCS Global Services for FSC Certification Activities in PR China

Effective 24 September 2013, Accreditation Services International (ASI) suspended Certification Body SCS Global Services (SCS) from issuing FSC Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification in the People's Republic of China. As of this date, SCS is not permitted to sign new certification contracts, perform initial certification assessments or issue new FSC FM or CoC (CW) certificates in China until ASI has lifted the suspension. read more …

Wednesday, 25. September 2013
We are working for you: towards the International Generic Indicators second draft

Towards second draft IGIsThe IGI Group continues to work towards the second draft of the International Generic Indicators (IGIs) ahead of the upcoming meeting in October. This is in preparation for the second public consultation, planned for the end of this year. read more …

Friday, 20. September 2013
Three weeks to go until FSC’s ‘In Good Company’ event. Join us!

In Good Company with FSC‘In Good Company’ is FSC International’s annual global conference to engage with the private sector. The event brings together FSC’s key business partners, environmental and social non-governmental organizations (NGOs), FSC representatives from around the globe as well as organizations and companies that are new to FSC. Participants will gain expert perspectives on corporate social responsibility, certification, ‘green washing’, NGO collaborations, and how labeling schemes can be part of a brand. read more …

Friday, 20. September 2013
FSC highlights the importance of smallholder certification

© Ikuo OtaThe recent International Joint Conference on ‘Small-scale Forestry’ and ‘Gender and Forestry’ focused on ‘Future Directions for Small-scale and Community-based Forestry’ as its main theme. FSC highlighted the importance of smallholder certification during discussions and its poster presentation; the theoretical background and definitions for these themes were also analyzed and shared at the event. read more …

Wednesday, 18. September 2013
Consultation on Controlled Wood standards

Logged woodFSC-STD-40-005 and FSC-STD-30-010 read more …

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