News and topics around our activities

Wednesday, 15 April 2020
Pulling Together in a Time of Isolation

Kim Carstensen – Kim Carstensen (© FSC international)© FSC internationalLike many organizations around the world, FSC International held its very first virtual staff meeting a few weeks ago. read more …

Tuesday, 14 April 2020
Significant increase in the FSC-FM certified area in Congo

Forets Nord Congo (© Vincent Istace)© Vincent IstaceFinally, some good news in these difficult times! In total, over 2.9 million hectares of forests are now FSC certified in the Republic of Congo. read more …

Friday, 10 April 2020
Why plantations are NOT green deserts

Biodiversity and conservation – Mountainscape: Local forestry landscapes are a tapestry of commercial timber compartments – or crops – interwoven with tracts of natural vegetation, which enhance and conserve biodiversity in these grasslands, wetlands and indigenous forests ecosystem. (© Forestry South Africa)© Forestry South AfricaForestry South Africa research and protection director Dr Ronald Heath talks about how the commercial forestry industry is leading the way in conserving and rehabilitating areas of high biodiversity value and challenges people to think differently about plantations. read more …

Friday, 10 April 2020
1,6 million hectares: Namibia reaches new heights in FSC certification

Namibia  grassland (© FSC international)© FSC internationalNamibia has achieved 1,6 million hectares of FSC Forest Management certified area with approximately 320 land owners/managers. read more …

Thursday, 06 February 2020
FSC in Gabon: Starting the journey towards 100% certification

Minister of Forests of Gabon and Kim Carstensen, Executive Director of FSC sign partnership agreement.A cooperation agreement was signed between the Ministry of Forests of Gabon and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in Libreville on January 31, 2020. read more …

Thursday, 06 February 2020
FSC® - a valuable tool for implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

SDG , life on land, ending povertyThe 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals, also referred to as the Sus-tainable Development Goals are a universal commitment to ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring human well-being. read more …

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