FSC extends the consultation period for the APAC Regional Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders

The consultation period regarding the content of the FSC Regional Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders Version 1-0 Draft 2-0 (RFSS) has been extended until 15 July 2020. Originally due to end on 22 June, the project team received multiple requests to extend the public consultation phase due to challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. After … Continue reading FSC extends the consultation period for the APAC Regional Forest Stewardship Standard for Smallholders

FSC China launches strategic media cooperation with LOHAS lifestyle channel

LOHAS, short for ‘lifestyle of health and safety’, is a lifestyle media outlet in China with over 1.5 million social media followers and a printed magazine circulation of over 500,000 per edition. FSC China began our partnership with LOHAS this year with a poster published on 22 April, Earth Day, encouraging consumers to choose sustainable … Continue reading FSC China launches strategic media cooperation with LOHAS lifestyle channel

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!

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 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