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Wednesday, 23. October 2013
“Good partners can discuss”: FSC engages with the private sector at ‘In Good Company’

© FSC International‘In Good Company’ is FSC International’s annual global conference to engage with the private sector. This year’s event, held on October 10–11 in Copenhagen and hosted by FSC Denmark, attracted over 200 participants from FSC’s global network, including international businesses and NGOs. The conference focused on working strategically with corporate social responsibility, and branding through environmental labeling. read more …

Tuesday, 22. October 2013
FSC Friday 2013 celebrated in Latin America

© FSC PeruThis year, FSC Friday was celebrated in Lima, Peru with a two day event entitled ‘Construction, architecture and design with FSC in Peru and Latin America’. The workshop, organized by FSC International, FSC Latin America Regional Office and FSC Peru, aimed to highlight the potential of FSC certified wood in the sustainable construction, architecture and design sectors in Latin America. It also presented current trends in these sectors and showcased market opportunities for certified companies in the region. read more …

Tuesday, 22. October 2013
FSC to celebrate the European Forest Week in December 2013

EFW 2013 (© FAO)© FAOEuropean Forest Week (EFW) will be held from 9–13 December 2013 in Rovaniemi, Finland. FSC is one of the 15 launching partners who will use the week to promote responsible forest management and raise awareness of forest sector’s contribution to a green economy. The event will be held in parallel with Metsä 2013, the joint session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) European Forestry Commission. read more …

Monday, 21. October 2013
Avery Dennison expands portfolio of FSC-certified label products

© Avery DennisonAvery Dennison, a major player in the global labeling and packaging materials industry, has expanded its portfolio of cost-neutral, FSC-certified label products. The company presented this extensive portfolio during Label Expo, the world’s largest exhibition for the label and packaging industry, held September 24–27 in Brussels. read more …

Friday, 18. October 2013
Newly Available FSC 100% Hardwoods from Tanzania

© Mpingo Conservation and Development InitiativeFour newly available FSC 100% hardwood species will be launched on international wood markets in 2014:
FSC 100% East African padauk (Pterocarpus angolensis)
FSC 100% Pod mahogany (Afzelia quanzensis)
FSC 100% Panga panga (Millettia stuhlmannii)
FSC 100% African lignum vitae (Acacia nigrescens) read more …

Thursday, 17. October 2013
FSC calls for inclusion of forest certification in implementation of new EU Forest Strategy

Brussels, Belgium - FSC has called upon the European Union (EU) Council of Ministers and the European Parliament to recognize the role and specific impacts of forest certification the EU, and explore the potential for supporting certification, in particular for forest smallholders. read more …

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