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Thursday, 09 November 2017
Reflections on the FSC General Assembly

FSC Australia CEO, Sara Gipton shares thoughts after attending the week long event, the FSC General Assembly.  read more …


Friday, 03 November 2017
FSC launchs Vancouver Declaration

FSC GA 2017 Vanciuver Declaration (© Forest Stewardship Council)© Forest Stewardship CouncilNew sustainability promise takes responsible forest sourcing to a new level read more …


Monday, 30 October 2017
ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA: THE BORNEO CASE

ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA – Panel discussion: (from left) Professor Rod Keenan (facilitator); Peter Booth (Director, Fishprint); Michael Pescott (The Forest Trust); Julia Mylne (Forest Stewardship Council).FSC Australia recently attended the Australian Environmental Film Festival (EFFA). EFFA is a festival that seeks to inspire positive and sustainable changes in the way people think about the natural world, and explores action on important environmental issues. read more …


Tuesday, 03 October 2017
Welcome to CEO Sara Gipton

Sara GiptonSara is a passionate and recognised leader in climate change policy, carbon markets and corporate sustainability. Her previous works includes advice to Boards & Executives, scenario testing and risk assessments. She is known for her values driven leadership, her strong focus on relationships and the quality of the outcomes she delivers.  read more …


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, 20 June 2017
Ditching Plastic Bags for FSC Certified Paper

Lidl Supermarket – Disposable Lidl plastic bags are about to become a thing of the past (© CREDIT: MARTIN DIVISEK)© CREDIT: MARTIN DIVISEKDuring the next year a major European grocery chain will phase out plastic bags for FSC certified paper bags. The choice is mainly due to customer demand for plastic alternatives. read more …




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