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Wednesday, 07 September 2016
BM72 Decision Record Is Now Available

Meeting (© FSC IC)© FSC ICThe decision record of FSC International Board Meeting (BM) 72 provides a quick overview of important decisions made during the latest board meeting. read more …

Wednesday, 07 September 2016
Motion 65: revision of default indicator for protection of Intact Forest Landscapes (IFLs)

Meeting (© FSC IC)© FSC ICAfter extensive stakeholder feedback, the FSC International Board of Directors has decided to revise the default indicator in motion 65 due to the potential for significant undesired side effects in priority IFL countries. The board also concluded that guidelines for Indigenous Cultural Landscapes (ICLs) would need to be integrated into the implementation of motion 65. 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
A look back at the Namibian Charcoal Association Conference

FSC Africa attended the 2016 Namibian Charcoal Association Conference in early August 2016, delivering a presentation and addressing queries at the exhibition that followed. read more …

Friday, 26 August 2016
Celebrate forests on #FSCFriday

FSC Friday (© istock image)© istock imageOn 30 September 2016, FSC offices, certificate holders, members, and partners will host a series of events around the world designed to celebrate and raise awareness about responsible forest management and the role that FSC plays in it. 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 …

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