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Friday, 14 June 2019
2018 FSC Global Market Survey Report available now!

(© FSC GD)© FSC GDEvery two years, FSC conducts the Global Market Survey to gain a better understanding of how FSC is perceived by both its certificate holders and promotional license holders. The results help us identify the needs of our stakeholders and see how certification trends evolve over time.

This information is vital as we strive to continuously improve the FSC system. In 2018, more than 4,000 certificate holders and 133 promotional licence holders participated in the survey - the highest participation rate in recent years. We warmly extend our thanks to all respondents that completed the survey and made this outcome possible. read more …

Tuesday, 11 June 2019
Global companies commit to sourcing responsible natural rubber

(© FSC GD/Felix Romero)© FSC GD/Felix RomeroFSC is launching a position statement for the “responsible sourcing of natural rubber.” The statement aims to encourage companies to source natural rubber sustainably and express their preference for sourcing FSC-certified natural rubber – when available. All companies and brands are welcome to sign the statement. Various internationally recognised clothing and footwear brands have already signed it. read more …

Wednesday, 05 June 2019
Revised FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders now effective

The revised FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders became effective on 1 June 2019. read more …

Friday, 17 May 2019
Consultation: Risk-based approaches to forest management certification

A public consultation on streamlining forest management certification by incorporating risk-based approaches was launched on 17 May. FSC asks stakeholders to give their feedback by 16 July 2019. read more …

Wednesday, 15 May 2019
FSC in the City - Sustainable Construction

Crossrail (© Canary Wharf Group)© Canary Wharf GroupA new video by the FSC UK showcases how FSC Project Certification helps Canary Wharf Group to prove that the timber they use is responsibly sourced, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). read more …

Tuesday, 07 May 2019
New app to reduce the use of highly toxic pesticides now available

Pesticides and Alternatives: The multilingual tool to support pest control with less negative environmental and human impact. read more …

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