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Tuesday, 25 June 2013
Million Hectare Milestone for the Borneo Initiative

The Borneo InitiativeOne million more hectares of responsibly managed forest in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea read more …


Monday, 24 June 2013
High Conservation Value - Common Guidance Consultation Launched

(c) Max MoreOver the past couple of years FSC has been working with others to provide Guidance on the High Conservation Value (HCV) concept with a focus on forests. With the help of the HCV Resource Network and others, a draft set of guidance, which has been available since June 2012, has been produced. Since then Proforest (Ellen Brown), on behalf of the HCV Resource Network, has been working on an updated guidance document for HCV identification across different ecosystems and land uses (not just forests and related ecosystems). This is now the final round of consultation for the draft document. read more …


Monday, 24 June 2013
International Generic Indicator (IGI) Process Update: The Third IGI Group Meeting Has Taken Place

The FSC International Generic Indicator (IGI) Group (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.The FSC International Generic Indicator (IGI) Group have met to start analysing the feedback from the first public consultation of the first draft of the IGIs. The group also worked to agree on the next steps for the second draft. read more …


Monday, 24 June 2013
Save the Date – FSC General Assembly 2014

Save the Date – FSC General Assembly 2014The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Board of Directors has decided to hold the 7th FSC General Assembly in Seville, Spain, from 7–14 September 2014. read more …


Tuesday, 11 June 2013
Forest Stewardship Council Launches Smallholder Fund

(c) FSC I.C. (© FSC I.C.)© FSC I.C.The Forest Stewardship Council has launched a fund to support FSC certification among small private, family, and community forest owners, or “smallholders.” In the first year, €420,000 will be distributed from the fund. read more …


Monday, 10 June 2013
FSC Global Market Survey Report 2012 Published

FSC Global Market Survey Report 2012 PublishedThe Global Market Survey is FSC’s annual survey of all certificate holders, certified companies and operations, and aims to understand their perceptions of FSC.  In 2012, more than 4,000 FSC certificate holders participated in the survey. read more …



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