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ISO Chain of Custody for timber: Good or bad news for FSC?

05. October 2014
ISO Chain of Custody for timber: Good or bad news for FSC?

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) plans to launch a new chain of custody (CoC) standard for timber products. What are the implications of this for FSC? While there are still many unknowns, members’ opinions are divided. find out more …



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23. September 2014
FSC is closer to us than what we think

Every three years, this organization gathers to re-make the path towards sustainability for generations to come find out more …



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11. September 2014
A new take on forest conversion

A packed side event explored possibilities for FSC to address forest conversion and related issues in new and smarter ways. The current rules limit FSC’s reach and potential for harnessing investment in good forestry. find out more …



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11. September 2014
One size does not fit all

Wednesday afternoon the Danish organization Forests of the World, the Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee (PIPC) and Imaflora passed on voices from certified communities in the South through short … find out more …






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10. September 2014
Investing in forests also helps people

When acquiring a FSC certified product, you ensure that you are supporting a cause which respects people's rights, as well as protect the environment we all live in. find out more …



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10. September 2014

In good company with FSC: From strategy to consumer

From certification mark to global brand According to a recent FSC-commissioned global survey of 9,000 consumers in 11 markets, 50 percent of consumers believe a certification mark on a product creates the highest degree of trust. find out more …



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10. September 2014
FSC’s approach to the ILO Core Conventions

IL-Overlooked? International Labour Organization (ILO) core conventions have been a subject of tension for quite some time within FSC, and they are still a hot political topic. But according to Kim Carstensen, Director General of FSC, many at the 2014 … find out more …




10. September 2014
Good money: Increasing the social and environmental returns from forest investments

1. Why is FSC General Assembly an important part of the FSC governance system? We believe that the GA is the most important decision making platform of the system. It gathers delegates from the three chambers to discuss and propose changes to FSC … find out more …



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10. September 2014
350 million people are raising their voices for their rights to their homes

Indigenous communities from all over the world have for years had their homes put at risk by forest exploitation Have you ever felt like your opinions are not being taken into account? Like every time you have a concern you just feel that you do not have … find out more …