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Forest Stewardship Council

We Are the World’s Most Trusted Sustainable Forest Management Solution. As the original pioneers of forest certification, we have 25 years of experience in sustainable forest management. We use our expertise to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests, bringing together experts from the environmental, economic and social spheres.

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Natural Rubber Production Driving Responsible Forestry
Natural Rubber Production Driving Responsible Forestry

11 months ago - Many natural rubber users cannot claim that their rubber is sourced responsibly due to the highly fragmented market at the top of the supply chain. But a growing number of brands are using their influence to change that.

Consumer Product Brands Embrace Responsible Forestry
Consumer Product Brands Embrace Responsible Forestry

1 year ago - When it comes to forest products, Bio Pappel, HP, Melissa & Doug, REI and Amazon are all leaders in responsible sourcing. What does this commitment look like in practice?

Alaska’s Move to Eliminate Inflight Plastic Reveals Issues Within US Recycling Infrastructure
Alaska’s Move to Eliminate Inflight Plastic Reveals Issues Within US Recycling Infrastructure

1 year ago - The airline quickly hit a roadblock in the unrecyclability of paper cups with an integrated plastic lining necessary for beverage service.

Tech Titans Embrace Responsible Forestry
Tech Titans Embrace Responsible Forestry

1 year ago - While many companies focus sustainability efforts on their products and other consumer touch points, two of tech’s largest companies are including large facility construction and remodel projects as a foundation to their efforts having a ‘nature-positive’ approach.

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Driving Responsible Forestry at Scale: An Interview with P&G Forester Chris Reeves
Driving Responsible Forestry at Scale: An Interview with P&G Forester Chris Reeves

1 year ago - As a purchaser of wood pulp for its Bounty and Charmin brands, Procter & Gamble has an influence on driving responsible forest practices for its suppliers. But P&G needs help driving scale — more companies must make good on responsible sourcing commitments to meet the needs of the market, as well as a fragile natural world.

PDX Redesign Supports Local Communities, Forests and Biodiversity Through Supply Chain Traceability
PDX Redesign Supports Local Communities, Forests and Biodiversity Through Supply Chain Traceability

1 year ago - The PDXNext redesign of Portland International Airport’s main terminal involved a first-of-its-kind supply chain that supported the regional timber industry; and ensured wood traceability and equitable sourcing from local tribal, private and public landowners’ responsibly managed forests.

Call for Entries: FSC Leadership Awards Recognize Excellence in Forest Sustainability
Call for Entries: FSC Leadership Awards Recognize Excellence in Forest Sustainability

1 year ago - With responsible forestry, natural climate solutions, regenerative building practices and consumer demand for environmentally responsible products at the forefront, FSC is inviting companies to showcase their leadership and inspire others to raise the bar.

Collaboration, Communication Key to Scaling Sustainable Forestry in Supply Chains
Collaboration, Communication Key to Scaling Sustainable Forestry in Supply Chains

1 year ago - In a recent webinar, FSC, Procter & Gamble and Stok discussed how companies can fulfill their role in the responsible sourcing and manufacturing of products derived from forests.

Carbon Offsets: Sowing the Seeds of a Climate-Resilient Future
Carbon Offsets: Sowing the Seeds of a Climate-Resilient Future

2 years ago - As companies race to address climate change, unlocking the carbon potential from responsibly managed forests creates a powerful new way for companies to offset their unavoidable emissions.

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Why We Tell the Stories Behind Sustainable Products
Why We Tell the Stories Behind Sustainable Products

3 years ago - Telling the stories of the people and forests behind FSC-certified products deepens consumers’ connections with the brands, and demonstrates the impacts of responsible sourcing. We expect this is just the beginning, due to the clear signals of consumer demand for these stories.

Q&A: FSC on the Role of Brands in the Fight Against Climate Change
Q&A: FSC on the Role of Brands in the Fight Against Climate Change

3 years ago - As Forest Stewardship Council Director General Kim Carstensen explains, the certification helps brands take climate action by offering a simple way for consumers to make a difference, connected to tangible impacts in forests.

Amazon’s ‘Climate Pledge Friendly’ to Make It Easier for Customers to Discover, Shop for Sustainable Products
Amazon’s ‘Climate Pledge Friendly’ to Make It Easier for Customers to Discover, Shop for Sustainable Products

3 years ago - Label launches with 25K+ products endorsed by team of third-party sustainability certifiers. And Amazon’s new ‘Compact by Design’ certification aims to reduce carbon emissions through increased efficiency and better packaging.

Fashion, Beauty Brands Pushing the Envelope with Sustainable Packaging Stories
Fashion, Beauty Brands Pushing the Envelope with Sustainable Packaging Stories

3 years ago - Sustainable packaging is on track to becoming the norm in both industries, leaving the thing that sets brands apart as the way they communicate the message.

Greenpeace Canada Supports FSC Responsible Forestry Standard
Greenpeace Canada Supports FSC Responsible Forestry Standard

3 years ago - In June, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Canada celebrated the first anniversary of its new responsible forest management standard — which has received strong support from industry and NGOs alike.

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Stella McCartney, Telus Join Initiative to Tackle Paper Packaging Problem
Stella McCartney, Telus Join Initiative to Tackle Paper Packaging Problem

3 years ago - Participation in Canopy’s Pack4Good initiative to keep the world’s ancient and endangered forests out of packaging supply chains doubles, with the addition of 11 new companies.

The ‘Secret’ Ingredient in the World’s ‘Greenest’ Buildings? FSC-Certified Wood
The ‘Secret’ Ingredient in the World’s ‘Greenest’ Buildings? FSC-Certified Wood

3 years ago - Across the country and around the world, thousands of buildings use FSC certification as a way to ensure that the wood materials used support responsible management of forests, keeping them intact and healthy for the people and animals who depend on them.

How Curbing Deforestation Can Help Protect Us Against Future Pandemics
How Curbing Deforestation Can Help Protect Us Against Future Pandemics

3 years ago - Deforestation often increases the proximity of bats and other animals to humans, bringing together species that would not otherwise live together and creating a perfect storm for the creation of new zoonotic diseases.

Forestry Day and Every Day: Don’t Overlook the ‘Urban Forest’
Forestry Day and Every Day: Don’t Overlook the ‘Urban Forest’

3 years ago - While it is crucial to maintain sustainability managed forests, sourcing paper fiber from them is not the only option to consider. As we all move toward creating a more circular economy, it’s important to also consider sourcing materials from the “urban forest.”

FSC: The Most Trusted Mark in Responsible Forest Management
FSC: The Most Trusted Mark in Responsible Forest Management

4 years ago - Consumer research has found that company sustainability claims are much more credible when they are coupled with independent verification. Put simply, consumers trust when you verify. This is especially true when it comes to forests.

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Climate Week NYC: 3M, HP Among Brands Using Their Might, Science to Protect Precious Resources
Climate Week NYC: 3M, HP Among Brands Using Their Might, Science to Protect Precious Resources

4 years ago - New partnerships for forest and clean-air restoration, science-based emissions-reduction targets by over 50 companies and 6 countries, lead us into a week full of business and government sustainability commitments for Climate Week 2019.