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Monday, 29. June 2015
Transferring National Forest Stewardship Standards to meet FSC Principles and Criteria V5-1

forest with world map (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.Two documents – the Development and Transfer of National Forest Stewardship Standards to the FSC Principles and Criteria (FSC-PRO-60-006) and the Transfer Matrix (FSC-TPT-60-008) – have been developed for Standard Development Groups (SDGs) to harmonize National Forest Stewardship Standards to the P&C. read more …

Monday, 29. June 2015
The beneficial impacts of certification as reported by Javier Rico for EL PAIS in a special article on the environment

lake and forest (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.Solving the problem of the deforestation of the planet has never been as important as it is today. read more …

Monday, 29. June 2015
Procedure for developing Interim National Standards – draft released for first consultation

forest with world map (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.A first draft of the procedure, Structure, Content and Development of Interim National Standards (FSC-PRO-60-007), is now ready for consultation; it is accompanied by a supplementary template for developing such standards read more …

Friday, 19. June 2015
FSC Signs Cooperation Agreement with Congolese Government

Kim Carstensen and Henri Djombo Congo Basin (© FSC Congo Basin)© FSC Congo Basin19 June 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – The Government of the Republic of Congo and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) signed a cooperation agreement to recognize the installation of FSC’s sub-regional coordination office in Brazzaville, to promote the sustainable management of Congolese forests, and to facilitate international market access for FSC-certified woods originating in the country. read more …

Friday, 19. June 2015
FSC Awareness on the Rise in Australia

salt and pepper FSC (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.According to FSC Australia’s recent survey, 1 in 5 consumers are familiar with the FSC logo read more …

Monday, 15. June 2015
Supporting Nepalese Earthquake Victims

Nepal - completely damaged small hamlets (© ANSAB)© ANSABToday, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) provided financial support to victims of last month’s devastating earthquake in Nepal, by making a donation to the Asia Network for Sustainable Agriculture and Bioresources (ANSAB)read more …

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