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Friday, 13 April 2018
National Standard for Certification of Plantation Forest Management in New Zealand

The NZ Standard Development Group (SDG) are pleased to announce that the second public consultation draft of the FSC National Standard for Certification of Plantation Forest Management in NZ is now available for comment and feedback. read more …


Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Congratulations Officeworks, Australia's first signatory to the Vancouver Declaration!

Today, it is expected businesses that use the world’s resources must ensure they’re responsibly sourced and cared for. Because of this, and as part of our dedication to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, FSC launched the Vancouver Declaration, a public promise made by companies across the globe to work towards more sustainable sourcing of forest products. The first signatory in Australia, was retailer and supplier of office products and solutions – Officeworks. read more …


Monday, 09 April 2018
Genuine recycled paper, crucial to protecting the world's forests

VP8 – Gibson Island Recycled Mill (Qld)Our latest blog piece, by FSC Australia CEO, Sara Gipton on theincreasing demand for forest products and the growing role recycling can play,informed by a site visit to packaging supplier Visy Pulp & Paper. read more …


Friday, 06 April 2018
New Tools Available to Support Stakeholders with the Implementation of the Trademark Standard

FSC-STD-50-001 (V2-0) Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by certificate holders came into effect on 1 March 2018. To support stakeholders in the implementation of the revised standard FSC has developed a number of tools. read more …


Sunday, 25 March 2018
Kim Carstensen and Sara Gipton visit Timberlands Kaingaroa Estate

Kim Carstensen mountain biking at the Kaingaroa-Timberlands plantation, their Whakarewarewa site is New Zealands favourite spot for mountain biking.As part of Kim Carstensen’s visit to Australia and New Zealand he and FSC Australia CEO Sara Gipton traveled to the Timberlands Kaingaroa Estate, an FSC-certified forestry operation in Aotearoa/New Zealand’s major forest growing region. read more …


Friday, 23 March 2018
A look back on the FSC Australia Public Forum

Adam Morton, BunningsThe FSC Australia Public Forum brought together over 100 stakeholders from industry, academia, the environmental movement, government, and business engage in a dialogue about responsible forestry in Australia. read more …



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