The localised standards aim to offer a holistic approach to conserve the country’s rich natural heritage while protecting the indigenous people and worker’s rights. In March, FSC Malaysia officially launched the National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS). It’s the first country to have its FSC NFSS in Southeast Asia, and fourth in Asia after Nepal, China … Continue reading FSC in Malaysia launches its National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS)
The Sabah Forestry Department(SFD) has the first FSC certified forest in Asia Pacific and has been a great example of balancing conservation and production in tropical forests. Musa Salleh, a veteran of SFD who is going to speak in the “Creating Value Chains in Tropical Timber” session, talks about the long-established relationship with FSC and … Continue reading FSC APAC Business Forum Speaker Series #2: 60s with…Musa Salleh, Senior Planning Officer (Policy and Legislation), Sabah Forestry Department
A one-day event was held in Kuching on 28 July 2018, bringing together 150 people representing 45 civil society organisations (CSOs) from across the East Malaysian State of Sarawak. The event was also attended by interested members of the public, research institutions and universities. Its primary purpose was to introduce the UNSDGs, and bring a … Continue reading FSC Malaysia Joins Efforts to Establish a National CSO Alliance for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
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In July and August, the FSC team in Asia Pacific has been busy, visiting countries including Viet Nam, Thailand, Malaysia and Taiwan to engage with government bodies, industrial organisations and business sectors. Check out our photo story for highlights. Vietnam FSC APAC's Marketing Development Manager Jayco Fung and Project Coordinator of FSC Vietnam Vu Thi … Continue reading FSC engagement tour in Asia – in photos
We’ve all seen the FSC tree tick logo somewhere but do we really know what it means? Let’s hear what the general public, business owners and celebrities in Malaysia say about it. This video is produced as part of the campaign “The Pack that grows back”, an FSC and Tetra Pak Malaysia collaboration, which held in … Continue reading What do people in Malaysia have to say about FSC?