The socio-environmental conditions under which wood is harvested are becoming increasingly important among furniture manufacturers.
What is happening in the world’s forest? Until now, it has often been difficult to determine the real condition of forest areas, especially if they are located in remote parts of the world.
The Australian Government has announced that it is taking "strong action to restrict the importation of illegally logged timber into Australia by introducing new legislation".
The PEFC Council has endorsed the revision of six PEFC documents covering PEFC's requirements for sustainable forest management, group forest certification, chain of custody certifiation, trademark use, and standard setting.
Key issues were still up in the air during the last day of the 16th world climate conference (COP 16), the 12th of December; negotiations had been exhausting and often seemingly fruitless.
You no longer have to compromise between finding a great present at a reasonable price and doing what’s good for the planet.
From now on, FSC certificate holders will have more graphic freedom when they wish to use the FSC logo or labels.
A new section on the FSC website dedicated to stakeholders offers a one-stop site with information on the FSC system.
Businesses that invest in ecosystem services will be best positioned in a market that is becoming increasingly tough on ethical sourcing, according to a new report.
FSC-certified products originating in forests owned by communities or smallholders may soon gain more value on the marketplace.
Austria has launched a new action plan for green public procurement that stresses the importance of certification to get proper assurance for the responsible origin of wood products.
Based on new evidence and stakeholder comments from five civil society organizations, the Dutch Timber Procurement Assessment Committee (TPAC) has re-assessed the PEFC-endorsed Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS).