Forest Stewardship Council

SCS Forestry Experts to Speak at SAF National Convention

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Learn from SCS experts about responsible forestry and carbon offset verification through their presentations at the SAF National Convention. The convention is in Portland, Oregon from October 3-7.

SCS will also be exhibiting at booth #810. Contact us if you'll be there!

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Certification Bodies Field Test China's New National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS)

NFSS to be used for FSC® evaluations in China
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SCS Global Services and other third-party certification bodies joined representatives from WWF China, IKEA, the Chinese Academy of Forestry and the Fujian University of Agroforestry in mid-June for field trials of the new Chinese National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS). The certification bodies were calibrating interpretations of the new standard, which will be used to conduct all Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) evaluations in China once it is approved. See further details at 

HP Eco-Partners: 6 Nonprofits Helping Global Businesses Go Green

HP salutes its eco-partners, forward thinking allies we rely on to help us see and build a better future.
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No company is an island, especially when it comes to the cooperative work of making the world a habitable place for the long haul. HP’s been in the game since our founding, making us a leader in transitioning to a low-carbon economy and the first major tech company to set goals for cutting our supply chain’s greenhouse-gas footprint.

Agxa Achieves FSC Chain of Custody Certification

SCS Global Services Congratulates Agxa on their Responsible Forestry Certification
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November 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - agxa, an AG International company, is an international trade and offshore business entity operating in Australia, Sri Lanka, India, and Singapore with principal networks in Asia, Europe and North America. It has now gained the most credible certification in the forest trade – Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody Certification through SCS Global Services.

Leaders in Responsible Forestry Recognized at Greenbuild

SCS Global Services Congratulates Award-Winning FSC® Certified Clients
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Leaders in Responsible Forestry Recognized at Greenbuild

SCS Global Services Congratulates Award-Winning FSC® Certified Clients

FSC® Strategic Plan, New Markets and More: SCS Shares Highlights From the 2017 FSC General Assembly

By Sarah Harris, SCS Global Services
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Our forestry team recently returned from the 2017 Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) General Assembly (GA), which took place this year from October 8-13 in Vancouver, Canada. It was an exciting gathering, attended by more than 700 FSC international members, including forestry companies, NGOs, a wide diversity of wood-based product manufacturers, and more. Moreover, it was the FSC’s first North American-held General Assembly since 1993, a treat for those of us headquartered on this side of the pond.

Chain of Custody Certification an Influential Sustainability Choice for Paper and Wood Industries

SCS Global Services Celebrates Chain of Custody Clients with 6,000th Certification
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) has surpassed the milestone of 6,000 Chain of Custody (CoC) certificates issued under the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), certification programs that are crucial for companies in the wood and paper industries to show competitive edge in sustainability, gain broader access to markets, demonstrate the veracity of their claims, and to exercise d

Domtar’s Sustainability Report Highlights Progress in Long-Term Strategy

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Less waste, lower greenhouse gas emissions, fewer workplace injuries. Less of each of these means a more sustainable business and highlights how Domtar is working smart for the long term.

Our newly released 2017 Sustainability Report details our efforts to take a longer term view of creating and preserving value for our shareholders, customers, employees and communities.

Focused on three main areas -- Caring for People and Communities, Efficient Manufacturing, and Responsible Sourcing and Logistics – the report highlights Domtar’s priorities, challenges and progress.

10 Years of FSC™ Certification

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This year marks our 10-year anniversary of FSC™ (Forest Stewardship Council™) certification, and we are proud to take the opportunity to share some of the impressive results we have had to date.

For Sustainable Business, Collaboration is the New Competition

by Leon Kaye
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Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies often find themselves boxed in by customer demand. On one hand, more shoppers say they want to purchase more sustainable products, but many are not willing to pay a premium. And although most consumers still base their purchases largely on price and performance, the trends are clear: Environmental sustainability is expected. This applies to not only products, but also packaging.

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