Press Releases


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 …


Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Forest Stewardship Council Commends establishment of Canadian Working Group of Ministers to implement UNDRIP

(© Forest Stewardship Council A.C.)© Forest Stewardship Council A.C.MONTREAL, March 1, 2017 /CNW/ - 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 …


Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Moving towards Motion 65: FSC to engage on New Forest Management Standard

(© Forest Stewardship Council A.C.)© Forest Stewardship Council A.C.MONTREAL, April 26, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will implement a new forest management standard in Canada, only after considerable stakeholder engagement ensures this new standard reflects the opinions of all stakeholders, as far as possible. read more …


Friday, 10 July 2015
FSC wins National Conservation Achievement Award

FSC wins National Conservation Achievement Award (© FSC US)© FSC USSince 1966, the US National Wildlife Federation – a member of the Forest Stewardship Council environmental chamber based in the United States, with more than four million members of its own – has honored individuals and organizations with its National Conservation Achievement Award, known as the ‘Connie’. Designed to recognize outstanding contributions to protecting wildlife, previous honorees include film stars Robert Redford and Bette Midler, US Vice President Al Gore, and US President Jimmy Carter. read more …



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