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Ikea faces allegations it used illegally logged timber from Ukraine

Some of Ikea’s wood products may have been made with illegally sourced timber from ancient forests in Ukraine.  [...]

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 [...]

Major Austrian parquet manufacturers accused of importing illegal timber from Ukraine

Recently, WWF Austria accused four Austrian parquet manufacturers of importing illegally harvested timber from the Ukraine. The WWF relies on [...]

FSC acts on potential fraud Paulownia wood supply chain in Asia

Following an extensive investigation into Paulownia wood supply chains, FSC has taken initial action against a number of companies that [...]

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 [...]

FSC to initiate dialog to end disassociation of Vietnam Rubber Group

FSC has agreed to enter a formal dialogue with the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) on the process of beginning a [...]

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 [...]

FSC disassociates from the Brazilian forestry company, Jari Group

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has disassociated from the Brazilian forestry company, Jari Group (Jari), after an investigation carried out [...]