News and topics around our activities

Monday, 20 March 2017
Q & A: Controlled Wood Standard Revision

(© FSC)© FSCFSC will host a question and answer (Q&A) session on March 30 2017 at 10:00 and again at 17:00 (CET) to respond to questions on the changes introduced by version 3-1 of FSC-STD-40-005 Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Wood read more …

Wednesday, 08 March 2017
Forest Management Standard Testing Well on its Way

(© FSC GD)© FSC GDWith the release of Draft 2 of the National Forest Management Standard, FSC Canada has embarked on the testing phase of standard development. Find out what we’re testing and where we are in the process. read more …

Wednesday, 08 March 2017
FSC-STD-50-003 V3-1 Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Wood Approved

(© FSC)© FSCThe new version of the standard replaces V3-0 published in December 2015. The majority of the new standard and procedure remains the same, but there are notable changes made to deadlines and terminology. read more …

Tuesday, 07 March 2017
Apparel Giant releases new policy promoting the use of paper and fiber certified by the FSC

(© VF Corporation)© VF CorporationVF Corporation, one of the largest apparel conglomerates which controls clothing brands like The North Face, Vans and Timberland has released its new “Forest Derived Materials Policy”, which covers clothing, paper and packaging practices with a preference for FSC. read more …

Monday, 06 March 2017
30 years of forest management – The EOMF Kemptville Winter Woodlot Conference

(© EOMF)© EOMFOn Wednesday February 22, 2017 FSC Canada joined the Eastern Ontario Model Forest (EOMF) in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Kemptville Winter Woodlot Conference. read more …

Thursday, 02 March 2017
Forest Stewardship Council Commends establishment of Canadian Working Group of Ministers to implement UNDRIP

(© FSC Canada)© FSC CanadaMONTREAL, March 1, 2017 – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Canada today commended the Canadian government's recent announcement to review the laws and policies related to its commitment to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), a document that describes both individual and collective rights of Indigenous peoples around the world based on the principles of equality, partnership, good faith and mutual respect. read more …

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