FSC and Global Companies Unveil The Vancouver Declaration

New sustainability promise takes responsible forest sourcing to a new level On 11 October 2017, The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) launched an ambitious new initiative to increase the use of materials from responsibly managed forests. The Vancouver Declaration allows businesses who use these natural products to pledge their commitment to increase responsible sourcing. Global companies … Continue reading FSC and Global Companies Unveil The Vancouver Declaration

FSC Friday feature: the 4 reasons why you should care about the FSC

The last Friday of September is known to be FSC Friday, which we aim to celebrate the importance forests and promote the awareness of FSC. As a global environmental organization dedicated to responsible forest management and forest product certification, our work may appear to be not so relevant to most people at first glance, but … Continue reading FSC Friday feature: the 4 reasons why you should care about the FSC

FSC calls for stakeholders’ feedback on the first public consultation of the drafted FSC National Standard for India

The first public consultation of the FSC National Standard for India is now opened until 19 October 2017. Interested stakeholders can find the relevant documents, including 1)the tender for the consultation, 2) the draft standard(in word) 3)the draft standard (in excel), 4) instructions on how to comment, and 5) the SIR note for completing the … Continue reading FSC calls for stakeholders’ feedback on the first public consultation of the drafted FSC National Standard for India

Bunun Tribe Becomes First Indigenous Community to Achieve FSC Certification in Taiwan and the Greater China Region

“Forest and mountain are our home, it is where our ancestors and we live, where we hunt and will teach our children how to hunt. There is no reason for our Bunun people not to protect the mountains and forests.”  With these remarks the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) assessment conducted by Rainforest Alliance was opened in January … Continue reading Bunun Tribe Becomes First Indigenous Community to Achieve FSC Certification in Taiwan and the Greater China Region

AEON Stores HK x FSC family workshop promotes sustainable products

As part of AEON Stores Hong Kong 30th Anniversary celebration and its sustainability initiative, FSC held a workshop in an AEON store in Hong Kong to teach kids aged 6 above, and their parents, on what FSC means and how we as consumers can conserve the world’s forest resources and wildlife. Thanks Kimberly-Clark Hong Kong … Continue reading AEON Stores HK x FSC family workshop promotes sustainable products

Kimberly-Clark x FSC Earth Day event in Taiwan

To celebrate the Earth Day on 22 April, Kimberly-Clark organized an event in Hsinchu Zoo, Taiwan, which aimed to promote the importance of forest conservation and sustainable sourcing. Taiwan celebrity Chris Wang(宥勝) attended the ceremony and there were family games and workshops on how to buy sustainable products with FSC labels as well. See the … Continue reading Kimberly-Clark x FSC Earth Day event in Taiwan

Malaysia’s NFSS goes to its people

Malaysia’s first draft of its national FSC standards, 7 years in the making, was finally revealed to the Malaysian public in April. The Malaysian Standards Development Group (SDG) convened three separate forums with stakeholders from Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak to gather their feedback and comments. The three meetings were quite different in the range … Continue reading Malaysia’s NFSS goes to its people