News and topics around our activities

Tuesday, 09 April 2019
Public Consultation: Free, Prior and Informed Consent Guidelines

FSC International has launched a public consultation on the new version of the FSC Guidelines for Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) on March 20, 2019. FSC asks stakeholders to provide their feedback by May 19, 2019. read more …

Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Achieving the Promise of Mass Timber with FSC Wood

(© Structurlam)© StructurlamMass timber has captured the imaginations of architects and builders. read more …

Monday, 04 March 2019
Visit us at the Green Living Show

FSC Canada will be attending the 13th annual Green Living Show, North America’s largest consumer show dedicated to all things green. The show takes place from March 22-24, 2019 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto. read more …

Wednesday, 27 February 2019
FSC plays a big part in H&M’s sustainability commitments

(© H&M)© H&MInternational fashion brand H&M recently committed to source man-made cellulosic fibres used in their products from sustainable sources – particularly from non-ancient and endangered forests and preferencing FSC-certified forests – by the end of 2025. Through this pledge, the company sought to address forest depletion and deforestation. Fibres would also be sourced from recycled textiles and agricultural residues. read more …

Thursday, 31 January 2019
Air Canada to replace plastic Stir Sticks with FSC-certified products

Air Canada is reducing single-use plastics onboard aircraft and in its workplaces as part of the company's ongoing commitment to curtail waste. Starting in Summer 2019, Air Canada will replace plastic with wood stir sticks in drinks served on all flights, a move that will save 35 million plastic stir sticks annually – enough if laid end-to-end to join Halifax and Vancouver. read more …

Sunday, 27 January 2019
Samsung to ditch plastic for sustainable paper packaging

(© Samsung)© SamsungUnder the company’s sustainability policy, Samsung plans to minimize and replace packaging with environmentally sustainable materials. read more …

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