Second Asia Pacific Rainforest Summit

By |September 11th, 2016|Forestry, News and Events|

The Second Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit took place in Brunei Darussalam from the 3rd to the 5th of August 2016. It followed on from the first Summit, which was held in Sydney in November 2014. One [...]

COP21 and what it means for deforestation

By |March 8th, 2016|Forestry|

The UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) Conferences of Parties (COP) met for its 21st annual event in Paris in early December 2015. This event was historic in nature as the 195 countries [...]

Understanding FSC audits

By |August 24th, 2012|Forestry|

FSC audits are often not easy. Auditor focus, Interpretations and reporting seem like ‘variables’ between certifiers and even between auditors. Theoretically this should not happen since certifiers have their own set of FSC standards designed to make the audits robust and to the same standard all over the world. This seminar will focus on the FSC Accreditation standards. What they are, how they work, what you should expect. […]

Why become FSC Certified…

By |February 28th, 2012|Forestry, Sustainability|

The FSC (Forest stewardship Council) is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. “Being FSC certified shows that your business complies with the highest social and environmental standards on the market. As public concerns about the state of the world’s forests and timber resources increases, FSC provides you with a credible solution to complex environmental and social issues. […]

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