News and topics around our activities

Tuesday, 01 March 2016
Deforestation-free forest products from 187 million hectares globally

Below is a new paper by FSC’s Chief Advocacy Officer, John Hontelez, on the impact of deforestation, what it is and how it may be curtailed. read more …

Tuesday, 01 March 2016
El Corte Inglés brings Forests For All Forever to its stores

El Corte Inglés brings Forests For All Forever to its stores (© El Corte Inglés)© El Corte InglésEl Corte Inglés’ recent campaign showcased FSC’s new Forests For All Forever branding and promoted FSC-certified paper products. read more …

Tuesday, 01 March 2016
ForCES Project Extended Until December 2016

Forest Management (© FSC GD)© FSC GDAn extension of the Forest Certification of Ecosystem Services (ForCES) project was announced during the project’s fifth annual meeting, held in Edinburgh, United Kingdom in November. Participants welcomed the extension, and during the meeting agreed an action plan for the final year of the project. read more …

Friday, 19 February 2016
FSC Certification Enhances Tetra Pak’s Brand

Tetra Pak (© FSC GD / Juan López)© FSC GD / Juan LópezAuthored and first published by ISEAL Alliance.

Sourcing FSC certified paperboard helps global carton manufacturer engage with customers and mitigate risk read more …

Wednesday, 17 February 2016
Concept Note: HCV regional working group for the Congo Basin (HCV-RWG)

The high conservation value (HCV) concept was developed by the Forest Stewardship Council at the end of the 1990s and has since been widely applied to identify and to attribute social and/or environmental values to particular landscape features. read more …

Tuesday, 09 February 2016
New global website for lesser known timber species

This month FSC Denmark has re-launched the Lesser Known Timber Species website and database. The old database was the world leader of its kind and heavily used. The new version comes with more species, more functionality, more pictures and a renewed focus on end-use of a species. The goal is to increase the use of FSC certified lesser known timber species as a way to support forest biodiversity as well as economy. read more …

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