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 Malaysia launches its National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS)

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)

FSC International Managing Director Visits Beijing and Taipei, Receiving Overwhelming Support

In June, FSC International’s Managing Director Kim Carstensen visited China and Taipei to attend conferences and meet with stakeholders in the region. One of the key events Carstensen attended was the 2018 Global Bamboo And Rattan Congress (BARC) held in Beijing. The conference aimed to promote sustainable development of the bamboo industry and create an … Continue reading FSC International Managing Director Visits Beijing and Taipei, Receiving Overwhelming Support

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