Three busy days presenting FSC at the BuildNZ Show

Architects keen to switch to sustainable options for sourcing wood and specify FSC certified timber More than 6,000 visitors, 270 fascinating exhibits, 20 incredible seminars: from June 23 to 25 FSC New Zealand(NZ) spent three busy days at the BuilNZ Designex Show explaining what the FSC logo means next to bbi Wood Products (FSC-C122807), a … Continue reading Three busy days presenting FSC at the BuildNZ Show

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

FSC’s responsible forest management approach revives degraded forests and improves the livelihoods of Indigenous Peoples in north-east India. Kasam Lakshmi Tripuri is a young widow and a mother of two girls for whom finances have been a challenge since her husband passed away. But her fortunes changed when she was given the rights to tap … Continue reading A Sustainable Community: Keeping Forests and Tribal Culture Alive

A Sustainable Community: Keeping Forests and Tribal Culture Alive

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

Kirin Holdings Company Limited announced on February 2017 their commitment to sourcing only FSC-certified fibre materials for all of their paper packagings by 2020 for their Japan integrated beverages business. The company aims to use only FSC-certified paper material for all of its six-can packaging by the end of this year. Subsequently, all gift boxes, … Continue reading Kirin Group commits to going 100% FSC-certified for their domestic paper packaging

Kirin Group commits to going 100% FSC-certified for their domestic paper packaging

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

Kimberly-Clark x FSC Earth Day event in Taiwan

The state government of Tamil Nadu, Southern India, has established an enterprise to re-create waste in a circular economy. Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) manufactures paper from farm waste (bagasse), waste paper and wood pulp obtained from eucalyptus and casuarina trees grown on TNPL-managed forest plantations. TNPL produces 400,000 tonnes of printing and … Continue reading In the field: Safeguarding the Environment in Tamil Nadu, India

In the field: Safeguarding the Environment in Tamil Nadu, India

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