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Tuesday, 03 October 2017
Sustainable Labels from start to finish

Manushka Moodley (FSC) , Tom McLaughlin (WooManushka Moodley (FSC), Tom McLaughlin (Woolworths), Andrew Zwicky (Avery Dennison),Mark Ellis(Avery Dennison)and Grant Watson (Rotolabel) and  (Avery Dennison) aIn an unprecedented collaborative effort, Woolworths, Avery-Dennison and Rotolabel have jointly put the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) seal of approval on labelling material. read more …


Tuesday, 03 October 2017
Woodlands Dairy achieves 100% FSC logo on their products

Woodlands Dairy a local, Eastern Cape processor of farm fresh milk, who produce and package high quality dairy products has achieved 100% FSC logo on package. read more …


Monday, 05 September 2016
Warning: Fraudulent activity

It has come to the attention of the FSC Africa office that fraudulent claims of on-site visits by fraudsters posing as FSC International are on-going in various countries in Southern Africa. read more …


Tuesday, 03 July 2018
Greetings from our Interim Africa Director

Steve Ball – New FSC Africa Regional Director (© Steve Ball)© Steve BallI have long been inspired by FSC’s mission to attach concrete value to responsible management of forests, especially in those countries where under-resourced law enforcement has led to negative perceptions about the ethics of forest products originated there. read more …


Monday, 12 March 2018
Ensuring responsible forest management through certification

ForestForest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification system has been around for over 20 years. The FSC issues three different types of certificates: Forest Management, Chain of Custody and Controlled Wood. The different types of certificates relate to different stages of production and subsequent progress of forest products through the value chain. Verification against all FSC requirements ensures that materials and products with the FSC label are from responsibly managed forests. read more …


Wednesday, 13 December 2017
MCDI launches first community-owned sawmill in Africa

MpingoForest Stewardship Council certified Mpingo Conservation & Development Initiative (MCDI) plans to expand sawn timber production to two more villages in Tanzania 2018. read more …



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