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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 …


Monday, 05 September 2016
Forests for All Forever: Driving Consumer Demand for Sustainability Through Meaningful Marketing.

SAA TetraPakAt Sustainable brands 2016 in Cape Town in May, Tetra Pak, South African Airways (SAA) and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) came together to share their views on the importance of building market demand from environmentally conscious consumers to move sustainable commodities further into the mainstream. read more …


Friday, 26 August 2016
ASI Lifts the suspension of Exova BM Trada.

Handshake (© FSC IC)© FSC ICEffective 16 August 2016, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of FSC-accredited certification body Exova BM Trada. The company is qualified for FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification worldwide and to date has issued over 2400 valid FSC CoC certificates. read more …


Monday, 27 June 2016
Leroy Merlin and FSC Drive Sustainability Ethos through Furniture

Leroy Merlin (© FSC Italia)© FSC ItaliaA cornerstone of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) ethos of protecting forests for future generations is raising consumer awareness and encouraging ethical choices. read more …


Wednesday, 02 March 2016
Motion 12 Working Group updates

As stipulated by Policy Motion 12 of the 2014 Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) General Assembly (GA) – a motion that was supported by the Environmental, Social and Economic chambers – a chamber-balanced working group was established to address conversion related issues. read more …


Tuesday, 01 March 2016
Amended Chain of Custody Advice Note

50 Per Cent LabellingThreshold Extended Until New Chain of Custody Standard Becomes Effective read more …



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