Tackling the Supply Chain Fraud: FSC Terminates, Suspends or Issues Major Warnings to All Bamboo Certificate Holders Who Were Found to Make False Claims in the Asia Pacific Region

The action came after the conclusion of the preliminary investigation of Transaction Verification (TV)*, a global initiative by FSC® and Accreditation Services International (ASI) started in 2017.  Its aim is to expose fraudulent activities and errors of FSC along the supply chains. The preliminary investigation covered nearly 1,300 FSC certificate holders (CHs) and seven global … Continue reading Tackling the Supply Chain Fraud: FSC Terminates, Suspends or Issues Major Warnings to All Bamboo Certificate Holders Who Were Found to Make False Claims in the Asia Pacific Region

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

Forest Stewardship Council Officially Appoints Adam Beaumont as Asia Pacific Regional Director

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International has officially appointed Adam Beaumont as the Asia Pacific Regional Director, effective from 1 August 2017. Beaumont has been the interim director of FSC Asia Pacific since March this year. As a trained Forest Scientist with a Masters in Environmental Law, he has extensive experience in both public and private … Continue reading Forest Stewardship Council Officially Appoints Adam Beaumont as Asia Pacific Regional Director