No FSC material from Russia and Belarus until the invasion ends
Because of the association of the forest sector in Russia and Belarus with armed invasion, no FSC-certified material or controlled wood from these countries will be permitted to be traded.
"A Year Unlike Any Other": Annual Report 2020 Now Available
We spent 2020 facing a worldwide pandemic – and were still able to continue our work as the pioneering force for responsible forest management. Shining a light on the past year’s accomplishments, the annual report 2020 is now published.
The World’s First FSC-Certified Tyre Becomes a Reality Thanks to Pirelli and the BMW Group
Pirelli is the first company to produce FSC-certified tyres. This sustainability milestone demonstrates that an FSC-certified value chain, from smallholder-owned rubber plantations to consumers, is possible for natural rubber used in auto tyres.
The Balancing Act: Conserving Habitat for Threatened Bats on Timberlands in the Heart of Appalachia
A unique partnership between a forest management company, a university, and state and federal agencies produced a study that revealed how landowners can sustainably harvest timber and help make a home for bats.
Searching for the King Vulture in Ejido Nuevo Becal
Dawn breaks over the forests of the Mexican Yucatán, and a chorus of toucans begins in the treetops. Somewhere in the distance, a howler monkey bellows. We are walking along a forest trail in Ejido Nuevo Becal in search of a king.
12 Irreplaceable Forest Products in Our Daily Lives
Next time you add them to your shopping bag, make sure they are sourced sustainably by looking for the FSC logo.
Callería: an Indigenous Community Safeguarding the Forest for Future Generations
It was an early morning start in the Peruvian Amazon, but we had a lot of ground to cover that day.
FSC Introduces New Okoume Transaction Verification
The new round of transaction verification for okoume will cover FSC claims made between 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019. The deadline for certificate holders to submit requested transaction verification data is 29 September 2020.
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