Quantcast

Latest FSC Stories

2011-07-16 00:00:36

The Amazon's first indigenous-based non-profit organization, The Cofan Survival Fund (Fundación para la Sobrevivencia del Pueblo Cofan), has launched a new fundraising campaign to support its innovative rainforest conservation program, the Cofan Ranger Park Guard program. This indigenous-run program has achieved zero deforestation within the one million acres of biodiversity-rich lands that are under Cofan control. By joining the newly launched "Campaign for 5000," each $10/month...

2011-07-13 14:31:58

Satellites can bring new transparency to how forests are being managed. With the increasing production of pulp, paper and timber products, there is concern over the effect that expanding plantations and logging in natural forests have on biodiversity and climate change. At the recent general assembly of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, an ESA project team joined some 400 stakeholders to discuss how Earth observation services can be integrated into the FSC...

2010-07-07 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Formica Corporation has been certified by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), an independent third-party certifier of environmental and sustainability claims, for its ability to meet strict tracking requirements ensuring that materials used in the production of its high pressure decorative laminates come from well-managed forests. Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody tracks FSC-certified material through the production process - from...

2010-06-29 16:00:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CLU), a North American producer of tissue products, today announced environmental certification from the world's preeminent standards bodies. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC) have all awarded Chain of Custody (COC) Certification to Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc. after a comprehensive...

2009-11-18 17:03:00

TEMPLE, Texas, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilsonart Flooring is the first laminate flooring manufacturer to earn Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) chain of custody certification, ensuring that products marked with the recognizable FSC "checkmark and tree" ecologo were sourced from responsibly managed forests. Through the use of materials from well-managed forests and recycled sources, Wilsonart offers High Pressure Laminate (HPL) Flooring manufactured in the USA that provides a responsible...

2009-11-06 16:40:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Arclin, a leading provider of bonding, surfacing and related products for today's engineered building, industrial materials and natural resources markets recently announced that their Portland, OR and Hayward, WI Surfaces facilities have been added to its FSC Chain of Custody Certification. The Certification now covers all of Arclin's Surfaces facilities including Tacoma, WA which received its certification in 2008. "We are excited about this...

2009-08-13 10:09:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional has received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) chain-of-custody certification for a broad range of tissue and towel products, making it the first away-from-home tissue products provider in North America to receive this distinction. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://news.prnewswire.com/viewrelease.aspx?STORY=MTE2 "FSC standards are globally recognized as the highest social and...


Word of the Day
blee
  • Color; hue; complexion.
This word is Middle English in origin.
Related