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Tuesday, 01 August 2017
NAIDOC Celebrations

NAIDOC Celebrations 2017 004 – Keelbundoora Scarred Tree (© Photo courtesy of Victoria Walks Inc)© Photo courtesy of Victoria Walks IncNAIDOC celebrations are held around Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The week is celebrated not just in the Indigenous communities but also in increasing numbers of government agencies, schools, local councils and workplaces. read more …


Tuesday, 01 August 2017
Save the Date: Director General, Kim Carstensen, to visit!

Kim Carstensen is the Director General of the Forest Stewardship Council, a position he has held since October 2012. He was selected to succeed Andre de Freitas with the unanimous support of the FSC Board of Directors, who recognised that Mr. Carstensen’s proven track record as a global leader within the environment and development sectors make him extremely well-suited to consolidate FSC’s position as a global leader in responsible forest certification. read more …


Tuesday, 01 August 2017
Asia Pacific Region Reaches 10K+ Certificates!

FSC APAC 10,000+ CHThe number of certificate holders has increased significantly despite slow down growth in regional economy. read more …


Tuesday, 01 August 2017
PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON A REVISED PESTICIDES POLICY NOW OPEN

All stakeholders are invited to participate in an online consultation for a revised pesticides policy (Draft 1-0). You can provide feedback from 31 July until 31 October 2017. read more …


Tuesday, 01 August 2017
GROUP CERTIFICATION TO UNDERGO MINOR REVISION

We certify forests big and small - The FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups (FSC-STD-30-005 V1-0) is scheduled to be revised in the third quarter of 2017. read more …


Tuesday, 01 August 2017
NEW ONSITE TESTS FOR ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

In order to verify the applicability of the draft ecosystem services on the ground, FSC has begun new pilot tests that will continue to September 2017. The objective is to establish the steps required to demonstrate the impact that responsible forest management has on ecosystem services. read more …



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