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FSC has joined 100+ NGOs supporting the #Together4Forests movement.
The FSC Ecosystem Services Procedure has helped Maderacre verify its positive impacts on biodiversity and carbon.
Companies committed to sustainable forest management in the Congo are doing their part to advance the life of Indigenous Peoples, like the Baaka, with dignity.
In December 2020, the European Parliament and the Council reached a final agreement on the €700 billion European Recovery Plan. This step paves the way for the implementation of a green recovery.
As a member of the European Alliance for Green Recovery - which currently has more than 300 signatories including Ministers, CEOs, Members of the European Parliament, trade unions, NGOs and think tanks – FSC is proud to celebrate this victory.
The European Alliance for Green Recovery, led by Member of European Parliament Pascal Canfin, has fought for and managed to include the following key elements in the agreement:
This unprecedented deal will make it possible at the European level to mobilize around €250 billion for the fight against climate change between now and 2024. It is the biggest green investment shock ever made at the European level.
As steward of forests, FSC will keep working with the EU Institutions to make sure that sustainable forestry policies are embedded in EU policies and legislations.