Job Opportunity: FSC China – Public Affairs Director

Public Affairs Director Level: Director Location: Beijing, China The Scope The FSC China Public Affairs Director is responsible for positioning and advocating for FSC’s interests in China, particularly with public institutions. The Director engages stakeholders and manages relationships that ultimately result in the successful implementation of FSC’s strategy for China. The Director acts as a … Continue reading Job Opportunity: FSC China – Public Affairs Director

We’re hiring – Regional Policy Manager, Asia-Pacific Region

Level -Manager Location Asia-Pacific (near travel hub) Deadline for application - June 30, 2021 Application Link: https://fsc.org/en/work-for-us/regional-policy-manager-asia-pacific-region-mfd The Mission FSC works to take care of our forests and those who rely on them: by protecting plant and animal species, Indigenous Peoples’ rights, forest workers’ safety, and much more. We achieve this through FSC certification, ensuring forests around the … Continue reading We’re hiring – Regional Policy Manager, Asia-Pacific Region

Public Consultation Open: Share Your Feedback on the FSC Policy for Association

FSC’s Policy for Association is a vital tool to protect the integrity and reputation of the FSC system.  Under the policy, anyone who joins FSC commits to avoid engaging in destructive activities, like deforestation or human rights violations, that go against FSC’s mission and values.  Now, after ten years, the policy is about to be revised to make it even more useful – and we want your opinion on … Continue reading Public Consultation Open: Share Your Feedback on the FSC Policy for Association

The World’s First FSC-Certified Tyre Becomes a Reality Thanks to Pirelli and the BMW Group

In 1888, the invention of the rubber tyre forever changed the way we travel. Today, Pirelli is changing the way rubber tyres are sourced. The new Pirelli P ZERO tyre is the first to use FSC-certified natural rubber and rayon as well as other materials, and will be equipped on the BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid … Continue reading The World’s First FSC-Certified Tyre Becomes a Reality Thanks to Pirelli and the BMW Group

FSC Publishes the Interim National Standard of Sri Lanka

The Interim National Standard (INS) of Sri Lanka has been adapted at the national level to reflect the diverse legal, social, and geographical conditions of forests and plantations in Sri Lanka and will become effective on 1 August 2021. The standard can be used for both state and private sector organizations working in natural forests … Continue reading FSC Publishes the Interim National Standard of Sri Lanka

Preliminary Results of Transaction Verification in Mangifera and Dalbergia Supply Chains

Recently, FSC mandated Assurance Service International (ASI) to conduct a preliminary analysis of transaction data from 2019, collected from 553 certificate holders through certification bodies. The analysis of over 2,000 sales and purchases transactions revealed several supply chains, representing a wide range of different product types. The preliminary analysis concluded that Mangifera supply chains pose a … Continue reading Preliminary Results of Transaction Verification in Mangifera and Dalbergia Supply Chains

FSC Roundtable with Tetra Pak and WWF Thailand Explores Food Packaging and Sustainability

Prasnee Tipraqsa, FSC’s Project Coordinator Greater Mekong (Thailand), recently attended a media roundtable with Tetra Pak, the processing and packaging solutions company, and WWF Thailand. The panellists discussed how future food packaging can help address pressing priorities for people and the planet. While food packaging plays a critical role in feeding the world, it also … Continue reading FSC Roundtable with Tetra Pak and WWF Thailand Explores Food Packaging and Sustainability

Transaction Verification in the Asia Wood Pellet Supply Chain

FSC has introduced transaction verification for wood pellets covering the major producer and consumer markets in Asia. Selected certificate holders in Asia are now required to participate in transaction verification for FSC wood pellets (W3.6 wood pellets) and all related transactions for the year 2020 (from 1st January to 31st December 2020). Companies will be … Continue reading Transaction Verification in the Asia Wood Pellet Supply Chain

Contribute your perspective on High Value Forests!

FSC International, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), the University of Liège and Biotope are interested to hear your perspectives and opinions on their collaboration plan for a global discussion on High Value Forests. We invite FSC members, stakeholders and staff to fill the … Continue reading Contribute your perspective on High Value Forests!