Press Releases


Thursday, 01 August 2019
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) appoints new Director for Africa.

Harrison KojwangFSC is proud to introduce to you its new Regional Director, Harrison Ochieng Kojwang. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
FSC®-certified charcoal from Namibia helps root out invasive species

Namibian bushFSC-certified charcoalfrom Namibia exported to Europe consists exclusively of thorn bushes. The invasive species threatens the natural ecosystem there. read more …


Wednesday, 31 July 2019
In the Congo, people-centric businesses drive change

north congoThe forests of the Congo Basin constitute the second largest area of dense tropical forests in the world, after the Amazon. read more …


Monday, 30 October 2017
Woolworths signs the Forest Stewardship Council Vancouver Declaration

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is proud to announce that Woolworths South Africa has become the first African company to sign “The Vancouver Declaration” which was launched on 10 October 2017 at the FSC General Assembly. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
FSC Chain of Custody Pioneers of Innovation from South Africa

COC companies in south africa (© York)© YorkE&C Charcoal and York Timbers are celebrating over 20 years of FSC CoC certification. Both companies were among the first in Africa, and the world, to obtain this certification. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
MTO Group takes stock of over 20 years of FSC certification

MTO plantation (© MTO)© MTOThe MTO Group’s Cape plantations in South Africa celebrates more than 20 years of FSC Forest Management certification.  read more …



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