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Friday, 05. June 2015
Bosques Cautin compensates Mapuche people and apologizes for racist remarks

05 June 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – Bosques Cautin issued a public apology on 7 April 2015 after its Director General made racist comments on social media about the Chilean Mapuche people. read more …

Wednesday, 03. June 2015
WWF assessment confirms FSC as the most rigorous and comprehensive forest certification scheme

CATWWF has released the third version of their Certification Assessment Tool (CAT), which confirms the leading role of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards, governance, and assurance system. read more …

Monday, 01. June 2015
FSC scoops silver medal at internationally-renowned flower show in UK

FSC scoops silver medal at internationally-renowned flower show in UK (© WWF)© WWFThe Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show is Britain’s most prestigious flower show, attracting more than 150,000 visitors from all over the world. read more …

Saturday, 30. May 2015
International Generic Indicators published

IGI (© FSC GD)© FSC GDAfter FSC Board approval last March, the International Generic Indicators (IGI) standard is now finalized and published for use by standard developers. read more …

Friday, 29. May 2015
FSC certification booms in India: 350,000 ha recently certified

Katarnyaghat Forest Division -FSC certified area in Uttar Pradesh (© SCS India Pvt. Ltd)© SCS India Pvt. LtdFSC has recently certified close to 350,000 ha of forests in Northern India. read more …

Friday, 29. May 2015
UPM and FSC: active co-operation for responsible forestry

Photo Credit: flazingo_photos via Compfight ccUPM, a global forest industry company headquartered in Finland, is increasing co-operation with FSC to promote responsible forest management and to increase the use of FSC-certified wood in its production processes. read more …

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