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Disputed role of certification in EUTR

A point of difference amongst organisations providing feedback to the EU is the role of private sector certification systems like [...]

FSC to release improved trademark license agreement

The revised and improved license agreement for the FSC certification scheme will initially be implemented with a pilot phase, starting [...]

Record areas of FSC-certified Russian forests

In October 2019, the area of ​​forests certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and the number of FSC certificates for [...]

ENplus opens revision process

With recent studies highlighting the rapid expansion of the wood pellet market with a global production increase of 11 percent [...]

FSC sanctions Korean-Indonesian company for clearing tropical forests

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has sanctioned Korean-Indonesian conglomerate Korindo for clearing tropical forests in Indonesia to produce palm [...]

WWF criticizes FSC: No positive environmental effects in northwestern Russia

The seal of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is considered by environmental organizations to be the most demanding international certificate [...]

Investigation reveals how illegally harvested timber is ‘greenwashed’ in China

An investigation conducted by Sixth Tone, a group of Chinese researchers and journalists linked to the Shanghai United Media Group [...]

ENplus certification for wood pellets to launch its revision process

The European Pellet Council (EPC), governing body of the ENplus® certification for wood pellets, has announced the launch of a [...]

Gabon: All concessions need to be FSC certified by 2022

The President of Gabon has announced that by 2022 all forest concessions in Gabon will have to be certified by [...]

Bolstering market awareness of benefits of sustainable tropical forestry

More concerted actions are also now being taken by African operators and certification advocates to bolster market awareness of the [...]