FSC’s “Tree Detectives” Make the News!

FSC’s work on the Global Timber Reference Project gained some high-profile recognition recently, with the BBC and CNN both releasing pieces on the project and its importance to the future of the world’s forests. The BBC’s piece, titled “The Tree Detectives”, gives an overview of the project and FSC’s work in the Solomon Islands. CNN’s … Continue reading FSC’s “Tree Detectives” Make the News!

FSC APAC Business Forum 2019 Wrap-up

Earlier this month, The FSC Asia Pacific 2019 Business Forum was held in Shanghai. More than 120 attendees – from retailers to producers to FSC-accredited certification bodies – gathered to share their insights and experiences from the past year. The guest speakers and participants came from across the Asia Pacific region and Europe, working in … Continue reading FSC APAC Business Forum 2019 Wrap-up

Taiwan’s Pingtung Forestry District certified

In late September, the Taiwan Forestry Bureau joined Yong-Zai Forestry Co., Ltd (FSC™C125577) as their new Group certification member and celebrated the addition of 8,695 hectares to their certified forest area in the Pingtung Forest District, located in the far south of the island. FSC’s Asia Pacific Interim Regional Director, Jayco Fung, witnessed the certification … Continue reading Taiwan’s Pingtung Forestry District certified

Leading Corporations Pledge for UN SDGs and FSC Certification at Sustainable Forest Theme Day in China

FSC China held the Sustainable Forest Theme Day on 20 July at the World Horticulture Expo in Beijing, an event which was co-organised with the Beijing Forestry Society, China Sustainable Consumption Roundtable and WWF China. During the opening ceremony, Wang Chun-feng, the Deputy Director-General of the Department of International Cooperation(pictured above, left) highlighted in his … Continue reading Leading Corporations Pledge for UN SDGs and FSC Certification at Sustainable Forest Theme Day in China

We’re hiring! Regional Director, Asia Pacific (m/f/d)

Do you want to work with one of the world’s most trusted and influential conservation organizations, harnessing the power of the marketplace to protect forests? Do you want to grow regional markets for products from responsibly managed forests, working with partners in business, environmental groups, governments and communities? Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is seeking an … Continue reading We’re hiring! Regional Director, Asia Pacific (m/f/d)

FSC in the Asia Pacific Forestry Week 2019 – highlights

The Asia Pacific Forestry Week 2019 was held in Incheon, the Republic of Korea from 17-21 June 2019. Besides participating in the event, FSC’s Asia Pacific region also held a partner event entitled “FSC’s impacts in Asia Pacific on the forestry and value chains – perspectives from the private sectors and partners”, where we invited … Continue reading FSC in the Asia Pacific Forestry Week 2019 – highlights

FSC Unsung Heroes – Who’s Behind FSC? #4 Nick Capobianco, Green Marketing Concepts Australia

Nick Capobianco manages an auditing and consulting business called Green Marketing Concepts and is the Oceania representative for certification body SCS Global Services. He has been involved with FSC for more almost 15 years. FSC Australia’s Sanjeewani Pathirage spoke to Nick about his experience from developing Australia’s first FSC certified timber veneer panel products, to … Continue reading FSC Unsung Heroes – Who’s Behind FSC? #4 Nick Capobianco, Green Marketing Concepts Australia

Kimberly-Clark x FSC World Environment Day event successfully held in Taipei Zoo

The Kimberly-Clark annual FSC awareness-raising event took place at Taipei Zoo on 1 June 2019, which also aimed to celebrate the World Environment Day on 5 June. The theme for this year’s event is “safeguarding the forests for better outdoor air quality”. Renowned Taiwanese actor Shiou Chieh Kai(above left) was appointed to be the ambassador this year. As … Continue reading Kimberly-Clark x FSC World Environment Day event successfully held in Taipei Zoo