Transaction Verification in the Mangifera and Dalbergia Supply Chains

FSC will introduce worldwide transaction verification for the Mangifera and Dalbergia supply chains from 1 July until 30 August 2020. Selected businesses are required to perform the transaction verification for all FSC product claims related to Mangifera and Dalbergia genera for the entire 2019 year. Their certification body will notify them directly by 1 August … Continue reading Transaction Verification in the Mangifera and Dalbergia Supply Chains

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

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

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 in China Unveils Exhibition at 2019 Expo, Promotes Sustainable Forestry

The 2019 Beijing Horticulture Exposition has started on 29 April. Hosted by the Chinese government and organized by the Beijing municipality, the 2019 Expo will span nearly six-months until  7 October 2019 at Yanqing District, Beijing. It is one of the biggest horticulture expositions, with gardens and pavilions presented by multiple countries, provinces within China, … Continue reading FSC in China Unveils Exhibition at 2019 Expo, Promotes Sustainable Forestry

FSC in China pilots initiatives, exploring potentials to welcome more smallholders to certification

FSC International has approved a pilot project for smallholders in China, which aims to test alternative approaches to fulfil conservation requirements that might be challenging to smallholders without compromising the integrity of the certification system. Smallholders are “small” forest producers, or those with low-intensity managed forest operations, including forests owned or managed by communities.  Due … Continue reading FSC in China pilots initiatives, exploring potentials to welcome more smallholders to certification