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Tuesday, 20 March 2012
FSC Principles & Criteria: Next Steps

In February 2012, FSC announced that the revised Principles & Criteria, the guiding framework for developing regional forest stewardship standards, were approved by the FSC Membership read more …

Thursday, 01 March 2012
FSC Canada to develop National Controlled Wood Risk Assessment

Controlled Wood (© Forest Stewardship Council A.C.)© Forest Stewardship Council A.C.At the 2011 FSC General Assembly, the highest decision making body of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the FSC Membership passed Policy Motion 51 to ‘Strengthen the Controlled Wood System’. The motion includes a revision of the Controlled Wood Standard (FSC-STD-40-003), an evaluation of existing risk assessments, the phase-out of company developed Risk Assessments and the development of FSC National Controlled Wood Risk Assessments by December 31st, 2012. read more …

Tuesday, 21 February 2012
FSC International Director General to Step Down

Andre DeFreitas (© Forest Stewardship Council A.C.)© Forest Stewardship Council A.C.Today the Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council International announced that Director General Andre de Freitas has made the decision to resign at the end of 2012. The decision enables FSC to facilitate a smooth transition of leadership to a new chief executive during a period of sustained growth and financial security. read more …

Wednesday, 01 February 2012
Neenah Paper Purchases Wausau's FSC-certified Premim Brands

Neenah Paper (© Neenah Paper)© Neenah PaperOn January 31st, 2012, Neenah Paper announced the purchase of premium paper portion of Wausau’s Fine Paper division, including the purchase of 16 of their FSC-certified brands. read more …

Tuesday, 31 January 2012
FSC Members Approve Revised Principles & Criteria

Adopted almost 15 years ago, FSC’s Principles and Criteria (P &C) form the guiding framework for developing regional forest stewardship standards appropriate to local social, ecological and economic conditions, FSC is pleased to announce that the revised Principles & Criteria have been approved by the FSC Membership. read more …

Thursday, 19 January 2012
Levi Strauss & Co. Prefers FSC

Levi's Jeans (© Levis Company)© Levis CompanyLevi Strauss & Co. has launched new Sustainable Forest Products Procurement Policy stating their preference for FSC-certified products for all of their product packaging, hangtags, corrugate, construction and decoration materials and furniture. read more …

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