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Forest Stewardship Council

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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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 weeks 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

2 months 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 months 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 months 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

5 months 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

6 months 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

7 months 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’

8 months 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

9 months ago - Forests provide the air we breathe and water we drink, they are home to 80 percent of terrestrial biodiversity and they serve as vast stores of carbon, mitigating the worst impacts of climate change.

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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

1 year ago - New partnerships for forest and clean-air restoration, along with over 50 new adoptees of science-based emissions-reduction targets lead us into a week full of business sustainability commitments for Climate Week 2019.

Giving Consumers a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Sustainable Forestry
Giving Consumers a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Sustainable Forestry

1 year ago - With certified companies such as Procter & Gamble, the FSC is advancing a strategy to help consumers understand the impacts of their purchases.

New Evidence Suggests That Sustainability Standards Drive Action
New Evidence Suggests That Sustainability Standards Drive Action

2 years ago - New evidence suggests that sustainability standards are drivers of the adoption and improvement of corporate practices. Its welcome news following CDP’s recent examination of the gap between corporate intentions and action on tackling climate-related risks.

Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Program for SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Program for SB’18 Vancouver

2 years ago - Target, P&G, REI, Danone and Google among companies confirmed to showcase how brands are redesigning products and services for The Good Life SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2018 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced full program details for SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. The conference will convene more than 3,000 senior executives, top brand strategists and leading sustainability practitioners to discover how brands can update their products and services to prepare for a changing economy.

Puffs Now Makes it Easier For Consumers to Choose Responsibly Sourced Facial Tissues
Puffs Now Makes it Easier For Consumers to Choose Responsibly Sourced Facial Tissues

3 years ago - Puffs strengthens its commitment to responsible forestry management by earning and labeling Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification on all of its facial tissue paper products. Consumers can now find the FSC and Rainforest Alliance CertifiedTM seals on-pack ensuring that one hundred percent of the virgin fiber sourced for Puffs comes from responsibly managed sources. The dual Rainforest Alliance and FSC seals communicate to consumers that the sustainable sourcing was certified to FSC standards by the Rainforest Alliance.

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FSC-Certified Products Nudging Consumers Into Walking Their Sustainability Talk
FSC-Certified Products Nudging Consumers Into Walking Their Sustainability Talk

3 years ago - Good for your health, good for the environment, good for the future. These common themes have consumers embracing trends toward products that are responsibly sourced and manufactured. As with many things, consumers hold the key. And for products derived from the forest, the reality is no different.

Kimberly-Clark Tackles Deforestation, Lab Waste with New Partnerships
Kimberly-Clark Tackles Deforestation, Lab Waste with New Partnerships

3 years ago - Putting its Sustainability 2022 strategy into action, Kimberly-Clark has ramped up its relationship with environmental NGO World Wildlife Fund (WWF) with the launch of its new "♥ YOUR PLANET" ("HEART YOUR PLANET") campaign. Designed to encourage consumers to choose products made with fiber from responsibly managed forests, the campaign will display WWF’s logo on Kimberly-Clark paper towel, facial tissue and toilet paper products sold in North America.

Demonstrating Impacts of Sustainability Certifications Will Require Better Communication
Demonstrating Impacts of Sustainability Certifications Will Require Better Communication

4 years ago - Certification has, over the years, played a significant role in the development and execution of ethical supply chain programs across industries, providing frameworks within which brands can analyze and make improvements to their practices and business models. It has also provided a means to communicate brand values and commitment to these values to the public. Though certification has evolved to become an essential component of the corporate landscape, it still faces a number of challenges.

ISEAL: Meeting the Need for More Impact Data from Sustainability Standards
ISEAL: Meeting the Need for More Impact Data from Sustainability Standards

4 years ago - Throughout Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’16 event this week, I expect to hear a continual drumbeat of the need to measure impact. That is how it should be. As a panellist for the session on “Demonstrating the Impact of Sustainability Labels and Certification,” I will be one of those discussing why businesses need to measure the social and environmental impact of their sustainable sourcing programs and how they can find out about the impact of sustainability standards.

One Simple Action: How FSC, Kimberly-Clark Are Engaging Consumers in Sustainable Forestry
One Simple Action: How FSC, Kimberly-Clark Are Engaging Consumers in Sustainable Forestry

4 years ago - Moving the needle on consumer behavior remains a monumental task - but a necessary one if we are to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With household consumption accounting for nearly 70 percent of economic activity in the United States, consumers’ choices can make a real difference. At the same time, consumers are faced with so many decisions in their day-to-day lives that “decision fatigue” is commonplace. We cannot expect consumers to weigh the environmental and social implications of each of their actions and purchases.

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Innovation or Disruption? The Current State and Projected Future of Certification
Innovation or Disruption? The Current State and Projected Future of Certification

4 years ago - Part one of this two-part discussion on The Future of Certification was, in my opinion, the most interesting discussion I attended at SB’16 Copenhagen. This was in part due to the thought-provoking questions and comments coming from the audience, but also due to the openness and honesty of the panellists in the face of some rather critical queries.

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