Stakeholder Updates

Monday, 16. November 2015
New FSC tools to help in the fight against climate change

Indonesia Ecosystem Services (© FSC GD / Vlad Sokhin)© FSC GD / Vlad Sokhin‘From 2017 FSC Ecosystem Services Claims will become a reliable tool for public and private entities interested in sponsoring forest ecosystem service maintenance and enhancement in FSC-certified forest management units.’ read more …

Friday, 13. November 2015
FSC calls to COP21 governments: “Take action on forests!”

Forest Europe (© FSC GD / Milan Reška)© FSC GD / Milan ReškaIn the run-up to the 21th UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21), FSC France has prepared a manifesto calling on the attending governments to take firm and effective decisions concerning the world’s forests. FSC International is proud to endorse this manifesto, which demands clear and transparent commitments to ambitious reductions in CO2 emissions which include the forestry and land-use sectors. read more …

Friday, 30. October 2015
UK Government Confirms: FSC Continues to Meet Public Procurement Criteria for Timber

CPET (© CPET)© CPETThe UK Government’s Central Point of Expertise on Timber (CPET) has found that the FSC certification scheme continues to meet the criteria for the United Kingdom’s Timber Procurement Policy (TPP). read more …

Wednesday, 21. October 2015
20 per cent by 2020: New FSC Global Strategic Plan 2015-2020

20 per cent by 2020: New FSC Global Strategic Plan 2015-2020With the release of the FSC Global Strategic Plan 2015-2020, FSC is declaring our intention to more than double our share of global forest-based trade in the next five years, to 20 per cent. read more …

Wednesday, 21. October 2015
Our role in the green economy – FSC certification in Europe

Forest Bulgaria (© FSC IC/Milan Reška)© FSC IC/Milan ReškaThis month in Madrid, the 7th Ministerial Conference for the Protection of Forests in Europe was held as part of the Forest Europe process that was launched in 1990. FSC called for recognition of the role of forest certification during a roundtable entitled Future challenges and opportunities. read more …

Tuesday, 20. October 2015
Making sustainable forest management profitable

Isaac Vega / WWF-Spain (© Isaac Vega / WWF-Spain)© Isaac Vega / WWF-SpainNew WWF research shows that investing in achieving Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification can increase profits for certain forest operations. read more …

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