The inaugural FSC Asia Pacific Business Forum successfully held in Hanoi, Vietnam

FSC benefits both environment and businesses, says Deputy Director General of the Vietnam Forestry Administration. The demand for sourcing forestry products responsibly from the Asia Pacific region has increased exponentially. To bridge the gap between sourcing and supplying certified forestry products, Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC™) Asia Pacific held the first regional business forum entitled “Diversifying … Continue reading The inaugural FSC Asia Pacific Business Forum successfully held in Hanoi, Vietnam

Supplying the world with garden furniture, small forest owners in Vietnam could help end deforestation

Authored and first published by WWF International. In Central Vietnam hundreds of smallholders are joining forces to produce FSC-certified acacia used in outdoor furniture around the world, expanding the approach and making the business case for sustainability may be the best chance for saving forests in the Greater Mekong. The price of growth Vietnam’s forests … Continue reading Supplying the world with garden furniture, small forest owners in Vietnam could help end deforestation

FSC engagement tour in Asia – in photos

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

FSC reaches APAC certificates milestones: over 10,000 Chain of Custody certificates now in the region

No. of certificate holders has increased significantly despite slow down growth in regional economy The number of FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certifications in the Asia Pacific region has reached a record high number of 10,077, according to the facts and figures of FSC International released in July. The APAC region now has the second … Continue reading FSC reaches APAC certificates milestones: over 10,000 Chain of Custody certificates now in the region