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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 …


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 …


Wednesday, 07 March 2018
Innovative uptake of FSC standards with Australian rural community – Lismore.

Lismore Farm (© FSC Australia)© FSC AustraliaAn FSC Smallholders Story - produced in collboration with RMIT.  read more …


Wednesday, 07 March 2018
TetraPak, Protect What’s Good™ with FSC

Tetrapak cartonIn June 2017 Tetra Pak celebrated its tenth year of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification. The food packaging and processing multinational is the biggest company to become FSC certified, achieving certification of their supply chains across every one of their 92 facilities and legal entities worldwide. read more …




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