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2012-12-03 16:21:56

Paper encourages customers to question FSC's claims before spending more for FSC-certified products WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As organizations like the Federal Trade Commission issue revised guides to help ensure marketers make accurate claims about their products' environmental benefits, the American Consumer Institute (ACI) Center for Citizen Research today issued a new report that compares competing forest certification systems. The report examines the...

2012-10-24 15:22:00

Filing cites new report revealing increased consumer costs, billions of losses to U.S. timber industry and poor environmental performance WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading consumer organization the American Consumer Institute (ACI) Center for Citizen Research, today filed official comments with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). ACI cites key findings of its new report that show marketplace confusion over certification standards. Such standards could be...