13 December 2019, Seoul, Korea – Today, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) officially opened our Korea office. 안녕하세요! Cindy Cheng, FSC’s APAC Regional Director opened the office with a speech, saying “Why has FSC opened an office in Korea? First, Korea is one of Asia’s largest timber-importing nations and second, the people here have … Continue reading FSC Officially Opens Korea Office
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!
Earlier this month, The FSC Asia Pacific 2019 Business Forum was held in Shanghai. More than 120 attendees – from retailers to producers to FSC-accredited certification bodies – gathered to share their insights and experiences from the past year. The guest speakers and participants came from across the Asia Pacific region and Europe, working in … Continue reading FSC APAC Business Forum 2019 Wrap-up
The annual FSC APAC Business Forum is being held this year in Shanghai, China on October 17 and 18. Here are the profiles of some of this year's speakers... Huilin Min – Managing Director of Kimberly-Clark Taiwan Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) is a US$ 18.5 billion multi-national company based in the United States with a … Continue reading FSC APAC Business Forum 2019 Speakers
In late September, the Taiwan Forestry Bureau joined Yong-Zai Forestry Co., Ltd (FSC™C125577) as their new Group certification member and celebrated the addition of 8,695 hectares to their certified forest area in the Pingtung Forest District, located in the far south of the island. FSC’s Asia Pacific Interim Regional Director, Jayco Fung, witnessed the certification … Continue reading Taiwan’s Pingtung Forestry District certified
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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
The FSC label can be found on millions of products around the world and you should have come across it at least a few times a day, be it on a carton of drinks, the content page of the latest bestseller, your electricity bills and bank statements, or on the package of tissue rolls… But … Continue reading FSC Master Class #1: Look Inside The FSC Label
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)