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Thursday, 25 July 2019
FSC supports European Commission framework on global forests

(© FSC AC)© FSC ACThe Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) supports the European Commission’s recent communication setting out a new framework of actions to protect and restore the world’s forests. read more …

Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Participate in our consultation: review report of the procedure for development and revision of FSC normative documents

The procedure specifies how FSC normative documents are developed, reviewed and revised. The review report on FSC’s main standard setting procedure (FSC-PRO-01-001) is now available for public consultation until 31 August 2019. read more …

Friday, 19 July 2019
FSC-certified timber used in new Sydney Metro Northwest Project

Rouse Hill metro station, SydneyAustralia’s largest public transport project, building the new Sydney Metro Northwest line, gained partial FSC project certification for its Rouse Hill metro station. read more …

Friday, 19 July 2019
Steady growth of FSC certificates in the textiles sector

(© FSC GD)© FSC GDFSC certification in the textiles sector has seen unprecedented growth, with 60 new chain of custody certificates issued in 2018 alone.

This is partly due to the increase in brands committing to sourcing responsible manmade cellulosic fibres and the influence of the CanopyStyle campaignread more …

Friday, 19 July 2019
Peruvian smallholders become the largest group to obtain FSC forest management certification in Latin America

Jose Medina Aguirre (© FSC GD)© FSC GD104 Peruvian smallholders, producing cocoa, coffee and other organic products, have obtained FSC forest management certification. read more …

Tuesday, 16 July 2019
FSC seeks candidates for the technical working group for implementing the FSC Policy on Conversion

FSC is seeking candidates with practical experience in compensation, restitution and restoration for a technical working group tasked with developing a mechanism to translate the FSC Policy on Conversion into operational practices.

The call for applications will be open from 15 July to 2 August 2019. read more …

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