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Thursday, 12. December 2013
Save the date! - FSC China Business Forum

FSC China Business Forum (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.Date: January 16th, 2014
Time: 8:30-17:00

Shanghai Hilton Hotel
Address: No. 250, Huashan Road, Shanghai
Tel: 021-6248-0000 read more …

Friday, 06. December 2013
FSC to host a Side Event at the European Forest Week

FSC to host a Side Event at the European Forest WeekEuropean Forest Week (EFW) will be held next from 9–13 December 2013 in Rovaniemi, Finland. FSC is one of the 15 launching partners and will be carrying out a series of outreach activities including an official side event. read more …

Thursday, 05. December 2013
Results of first Russian FSC Green Architecture Award announced

First Russian FSC Green Architecture Award – From left to right: Alexander Andrianov, Development Director of the National Agency for Sustainable Development, Andrei Ptichnikov, Director of FSC Russia, Alexander Glikman, architect at RUZE arch-build Ltd. (© FSC Russia)© FSC RussiaA green building sector is beginning to emerge in Russia. Around 30 buildings, including some being constructed for the Sochi Olympic Games, are certified by green building standards systems such as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and the BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM). Most of these systems encourage the use of FSC certified wood. But even though 22% of global forests are situated in Russia, the use of wood in the green building sector is still relatively low. In order to promote the use of FSC certified wood in green building in Russia, FSC Russia and the National Agency for Sustainable Development has established the FSC Green Architecture Award. read more …

Thursday, 05. December 2013
FSC strengthens partnerships in Portugal and Spain to add value to the forestry sector

© FSC A.C.On 21 November, the first ever Iberian FSC Business Encounter saw FSC directly engaging with more than 80 businesses and FSC certificate holders from across Portugal and Spain. The agenda focused on market developments, FSC certification and bridging the gap between supply of and demand for certified products. read more …

Thursday, 05. December 2013
Save the date – World Forests Summit 2014

World Forests Summit 2014Unlocking the true potential of forests – How can forests be managed financially but also sustainably?
20 March 2014
Grand Hôtel, Stockholm read more …

Wednesday, 04. December 2013
Update on Resolution of ILO Self-Declaration Issue

Self declaration (© Juan Carlos)© Juan CarlosBONN, Germany, 04 December 2013 – On 13 November 2013, the FSC International Board of Directors agreed on a process to resolve the ongoing issue of disagreements on the Self-Declaration on compliance with fundamental workers’ rights (as expressed in the ILO Core Conventions and defined in the 1998 ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work). read more …

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