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2013-09-16 12:22:27

Company continues commitment to sustainable paper procurement practices by extending recycled paper goals to 2015 NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Inc., the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced that it has surpassed its company-wide goal of strengthening its sustainable paper procurement practices and increasing the percentage of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified paper purchased by the company. (Photo:...

2013-09-09 08:22:57

Woman-Managed Forestry Collaborative Independently Assessed by SCS Global Services EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tenzas Forest in Galicia, Spain has earned certification as a responsibly managed forest under the prestigious Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standard, based on an independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS). Under a unique, collaborative management enterprise, timber management and harvesting, beekeeping, and cattle production...

2013-08-26 16:22:28

NEW YORK and BOGOTA, Colombia, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Equitable Origin (EO), the first stakeholder-based, independent social and environmental certification for the oil and gas industry, has formed a landmark partnership with Colombia's Country Brand, to promote certification of Colombia's oil and gas production under the EO100(TM) Standard. The EO100(TM) Standard is part of the Equitable Origin(TM) System, which combines a certification standard with a certificate-based...

2013-08-26 08:24:03

SCS Global Services Confirms Travel Guide Leader's Conformance to Forest Stewardship Council Requirements MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 98% of Lonely Planet's paper consumption is now Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified, as confirmed based on an independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS), an internationally recognized certification body. Nearly all of Lonely Planet's print publications, including travel guides, phrasebooks,...

2013-07-23 08:32:55

MONTREAL, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) has offered the municipality of Lac-Mégantic a significant volume of lumber to help rebuild the downtown core that was devastated by the recent train derailment and explosion. In a letter to Lac-Mégantic Mayor Colette Roy-Laroche, Richard Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer of Resolute Forest Products, announced the donation to the community for the reconstruction of public...

2013-07-16 16:26:20

MONTREAL, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) plans to issue its second quarter financial results on August 1, 2013, in a press release to be issued at approximately 8:00 a.m. (ET). The Company will then hold a conference call to discuss those results at 9:00 a.m. (ET). The public is invited to join the call at 888 789-9572 (pass code 8032731) at least fifteen minutes before its scheduled start time. A simultaneous webcast will also be...

2013-06-20 23:15:36

Cricket works to alleviate the negative impact on the environment with product offerings certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®). (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 The Lights International Operating unit of Swedish Match AB, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, today announced that the recently introduced Cricket 5-Minute Firestarter is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®). The FSC is an independent, international non-profit organization established to promote the...

2013-06-20 16:22:08

Ship made with local, responsibly harvested wood to set sail in San Francisco Bay and beyond SAUSALITO, Calif., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A $5 million historic sailing brigantine currently under construction in Sausalito has officially entered the process of earning Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) project certification to demonstrate that it will be constructed from timber produced with responsible forestry practices. The nonprofit group behind the project, Educational Tall...

2013-06-17 16:21:07

ARLINGTON, Va., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While some activist environmental groups push for a monopoly, a new study released today found that a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) monopoly on forest certification in the U.S. could destroy tens of thousands of American jobs and hurt forest economies in the South and the Pacific Northwest. The study also found that a FSC monopoly would significantly reduce wood flows in the U.S., resulting in substantial economic losses for...

2013-06-10 08:21:53

Nucraft to showcase Flow XT Conference Table - Showroom 11-66 CHICAGO, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucraft Furniture Company, known for its meticulously crafted office furniture, announced that its Flow XT Conference Table has received the first Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) in the North American furniture industry, independently certified by SCS Global Services (SCS). The EPD, a transparent disclosure of environmental performance based on life cycle assessment (LCA),...