Interesting Snippets

Monday, 04 January 2016
And then there were 5 FSC TLAs

Please join the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in welcoming Italcotto and CMO Logistics to the growing number of organisations with FSC Trademark License Agreements (TLAs).  read more …

Monday, 04 January 2016
FSC looks into ILO Core Conventions

Africa’s interests are strongly represented in FSC’s efforts to develop a solution for certificate-holders to comply with workers’ rights, with Jeanette Clarke heading the southern chapter of the Social Chamber and Paul Opanga acting as coordinator of the consultative forum. read more …

Wednesday, 02 December 2015
Why Does FSC Support Forest Plantations?

Plantation (© Kim’s image (black/white) with thanks to Morten Holtum.)© Kim’s image (black/white) with thanks to Morten Holtum.FSC Director Kim Carstensen believes responsibly run forest plantations can play a huge role in biodiversity, sustainability and climate change mitigation, which is why many warrant FSC certification. read more …

Tuesday, 03 November 2015
What is the Future of Forest Certification?

What is the Future of Forest Certification?FSC director Kim Carstensen explains that achieving sustainable forest management requires understanding that the forest provides far more than the value of its timber read more …

Saturday, 03 October 2015
What does it really mean to be sustainable?

What does it really mean to be sustainable?With the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals highlighted this month, Director General Kim Carstensen explains why all claims to ‘sustainability’ should not be considered equally… read more …

Sunday, 07 July 2013
FSC and PEFC jointly call for rejection of proposal for ISO Chain of Custody Standard for certified forest products

FSC and PEFC, the two organisations together accounting for some 98% of the world’s certified forests and chain of custody certificates, called upon members of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to not support a proposal for an ISO standard to be developed for certified forest products as it stands. read more …

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