FSC Unsung Heroes – Who’s Behind FSC? #3 Wang Yanyan, Senior Technical Officer, FSC China

The story of a young graduate growing together with FSC in China 11 years ago, Yanyan first came across FSC during post-graduate research on the feasibility study of FSC in China. Although she was impressed by the sharp logo and holistic forest management standards, she did not know her future career would be tied with … Continue reading FSC Unsung Heroes – Who’s Behind FSC? #3 Wang Yanyan, Senior Technical Officer, FSC China

FSC Asia Pacific to host a partner event in the Asia Pacific Forestry Week 2019

The Asia Pacific Forestry Week 2019 will be held in Incheon, the Republic of Korea from 17-21 June 2019 at Songdo Convensia Convention Center. To demonstrate FSC’s support to the event and commitment to the collaborative effort to make our forests thrive, FSC Asia Pacific will host a partner event on 19 June from 3.30 … Continue reading FSC Asia Pacific to host a partner event in the Asia Pacific Forestry Week 2019

FSC Unsung Heroes – Who’s Behind FSC? #2 Colin Maunder, Forest Risk Manager, Timberland Limited (New Zealand)

FSC New Zealand’s Craig Kenny speaks to our next unsung hero Colin Maunder.  Maunder has been working in forestry for more than three decades and has a true passion and devotion to drive the industry’s continual improvement towards sustainability. Currently serves as the Forest Risk Manager at Timberlands Limited, he also contributes his spare time and expertise as the Chair of the New Zealand FSC Standard Development Group and member … Continue reading FSC Unsung Heroes – Who’s Behind FSC? #2 Colin Maunder, Forest Risk Manager, Timberland Limited (New Zealand)

Second Public Consultation of India’s FSC National Forests Stewardship Standard Now Opens

FSC calls for stakeholders’ feedback on the second public consultation of the drafted FSC National Stewardship Standard for India. The second public consultation of the FSC National Standard for India is now opened for comments. You can give your comments, feedback and suggestions until 12th June 2019. Interested stakeholders can find the relevant documents, including 1) Tender … Continue reading Second Public Consultation of India’s FSC National Forests Stewardship Standard Now Opens

FSC in Malaysia launches its National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS)

The localised standards aim to offer a holistic approach to conserve the country’s rich natural heritage while protecting the indigenous people and worker’s rights. In March, FSC Malaysia officially launched the National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS). It’s the first country to have its FSC NFSS in Southeast Asia, and fourth in Asia after Nepal, China … Continue reading FSC in Malaysia launches its National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS)

FSC Unsung Heroes – Who’s Behind FSC? #1 Zhao Gaojun, Forest Management Auditor, BV (China)

FSC is proud to be the world’s most trusted sustainable forest management solution to deliver positive impacts for the forests, markets, and people – for today and tomorrow. We cannot do this alone and we are grateful to have so many partners and supporters around the world to work together with us.   2019 marks … Continue reading FSC Unsung Heroes – Who’s Behind FSC? #1 Zhao Gaojun, Forest Management Auditor, BV (China)

Making Progress: field testing of India’s FSC national standards completed

In a landmark achievement, the field testing of the draft FSC national standards for India was completed in 2018. This is both a significant milestone in the voluntary sustainability standard development process and a valuable contribution to the promotion of sustainable forest management in the country. This achievement also builds on national government initiatives regarding … Continue reading Making Progress: field testing of India’s FSC national standards completed

FSC Australia Hosts Chinese State and Provincial Forestry Delegation

FSC Australia held an information session for the Chinese State and Provincial forestry delegation, which composed of 18 government officials and academics in the forestry and environmental sector.  The main themes are about the development of forest management standards, the FSC experience and benefits, and the drivers and incentives for certification. Adam Beaumont, APAC Regional … Continue reading FSC Australia Hosts Chinese State and Provincial Forestry Delegation

FSC Friday 2018 in Indonesia Reached more than 700 students

“FSC Goes to School” Expands to Junior and Senior High School The second year in running, FSC Indonesia continued to “goes to school” to raise the awareness of buying products made from responsibly managed forests. This year, the programme reached more than 400 students from elementary, junior and senior high schools and was held from … Continue reading FSC Friday 2018 in Indonesia Reached more than 700 students

FSC Malaysia Joins Efforts to Establish a National CSO Alliance for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

A one-day event was held in Kuching on 28 July 2018, bringing together 150 people representing 45 civil society organisations (CSOs) from across the East Malaysian State of Sarawak. The event was also attended by interested members of the public, research institutions and universities. Its primary purpose was to introduce the UNSDGs, and bring a … Continue reading FSC Malaysia Joins Efforts to Establish a National CSO Alliance for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)