Press Releases


Friday, 21 November 2014
Forest Stewardship Council Takes Steps to Ensure System Remains Transparent Following Resolute FP Canada Legal Action

Bonn, Germany/Montreal, Canada (21 November 2014) Following legal action by Resolute Forest Products (Resolute) against Rainforest Alliance to prevent an audit report of its activities from being published, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to amend its processes so that similar actions cannot be repeated by FSC certificate holders in the future. read more …


Thursday, 23 January 2014
FSC Canada launches leading initiative to Strengthen Aboriginal Peoples’ Rights in Canadian Forests

Shaputuan on the Mushuau-Nipi (© Valerie Courtois)© Valerie CourtoisRigorously applying Free, Prior and InformedConsent (FPIC) to FSC’s standards for Forest Management read more …


Tuesday, 01 October 2013
Strengthening services: revision of the Annual Administration Fee Policy

One Global Organization (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.From January 1st 2014 FSC will introduce a revised Annual AdministrationFee Policy (FSC-POL-20-005 V2) for all certified companies withinthe FSC system. The Annual Administration Fee (AAF) was established tosupport FSC’s core functions and services for, the Certificate Holders (CH),and has not been adjusted since 2008. read more …


Tuesday, 21 May 2013
Forest Stewardship Council Disassociates From The Danzer Group

This decision is due to reputational risks for FSC linked to stakeholder disputes in the Democratic Republic of Congo read more …


Saturday, 15 September 2012
Over 50 million hectares of FSC-certified forests in Canada!

TreesOne third of all FSC-certified forests are in Canada. read more …


Thursday, 10 May 2012
FSC Canada Appoints François Dufresne as its New President

Francois DufresneThe FSC Canada Board of Directors has appointed François Dufresne as President effective May 1st, 2012. read more …



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