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Life after FSC: Russian introduces the certification system “Forest Standard”

On May 18, 2022, an online presentation of the new Russian system of voluntary forest certification "Forest Standard" took place [...]

FSC Russia breaks relations with FSC International; starts own certification scheme

In March, the International Board of FSC International decided to suspend all Russian FSC trade certificates indefinitely. The decision comes [...]

ENplus suspended all certified pellet companies in Belarus and Russia

In response to Russia's illegitimate invasion of Ukraine, ENplus, a world-leading certification scheme to guarantee high-quality wood [...]

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 [...]