Press Releases


Thursday, 19 October 2017
FSC Canada strongly supports proposal to include chapter on rights of Indigenous Peoples in NAFTA now under renegotiation

Press Release (© FSC GD)© FSC GDMontreal, Quebec – October 19, 2017 – The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Canada, the leading independent certifier of forest management practices in Canada and around the world, strongly endorses the call for a chapter to be added to the proposed renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that recognizes and calls for the rights of the Indigenous Peoples of North America to be respected, according to the terms of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). read more …


Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Discussions on the future of global responsible forestry under way at FSC General Assembly

FSC GA 2017800 delegates from more than 80 countries at event until October 13 read more …


Wednesday, 11 October 2017
FSC and Global Companies Unviel The Vancouver Declaration

New sustainability promise takes responsible forest sourcing to a new level read more …


Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Canada to host meeting of global forestry leaders to plan future of responsible forest development

MONTREAL, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The world's leading forest certification organization, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), will hold its triennial global General Assembly in Canada for the first time from October 8-13, 2017, in Vancouver. 800 people from more than 80 countries, including leaders in global forestry, will be attending to focus on how to enhance responsible forestry worldwide. read more …


Monday, 31 July 2017
Responsible forest management vital to ensure effectiveness of new federal woodland caribou protection plan

Caribou (© Valerie Courtois)© Valerie CourtoisMONTREAL, July 31, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - FSC Canada, is pleased the federal government has issued a draft action plan to support Canada’s boreal caribou population, but believes the plan must do more to encourage better responsible forest management practices as a vital element to protecting caribou and other species at risk. read more …


Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Annual General Meeting of FSC Canada Builds Consensus to Raise Forest Sustainability to a New Level

MONTRÉAL, June 28, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Leading forest certification organization finalizing new standard to ensure Canada's forests meet responsible forestry of the 21st century read more …



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