FSC Global Strategy 2021-2026: Demonstrating the Value and Benefits of Forest Stewardship
We are pleased to announce the release of the FSC Global Strategy 2021-2026.
New Collection of FSC Policy Responses to COVID-19 Available
FSC issued several derogations and interpretations related to COVID-19. These derogations and interpretations have been published in a single volume, together with related frequently asked questions. Two of the CoC-specific derogations addressing supply chain constraints have expired and are marked as ‘withdrawn’ in the updated collection document.
Impact Stories from Around the World
Reflecting positive social, environmental and economic change in communities across the world.
What It Means When You See the FSC Labels on a Product
Each label provides information about the origin of the materials used to make the finished and labeled product. FSC labels can be found on millions of products around the world – from toilet rolls to your favourite book, to that milk carton in your fridge, and other food products. What does the label mean? Simply put: by choosing products with FSC labels, you are helping to take care of the world’s forests.
Russian FSC-certified Company Preserves Vast Area of Fish-Spawning Forest Belts
In Russia, the FSC-certified company ‘Ustyansky Timber Industry Complex’ (abbreviated in Russian as ‘ULK’) has decided to voluntarily preserve more than 23,000 hectares fish spawning protection forest belts along rivers, after these areas lost their state protection.
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.
Spanish Experimental Plot Adopts the New FSC Forest Carbon Monitoring Tool
The Galician Forestry Association (abbreviated in Spanish as “AFG”), recently used the new FSC Forest Carbon Monitoring Tool to measure the positive impacts of their forest management practices on carbon sequestration.
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Thoughts from FSC’s Director General