Celebrating its strongest group of award winners to date, the Forest Stewardship Council US presented its FSC Leadership Awards last night to a diverse group of organizations and individuals at Greenbuild 2016. Collectively their leadership shows that wood from FSC-certified, responsibly managed forests can meet society’s needs, across a wide array of sectors.
Awards Highlight Diverse Group of Leaders at Greenbuild 2016
LOS ANGELES, October 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Celebrating its strongest group of award winners to date, the Forest Stewardship Council US presented its FSC Leadership Awards last night to a diverse group of organizations and individuals at Greenbuild 2016. Collectively their leadership shows that wood from FSC-certified, responsibly managed forests can meet society’s needs, across a wide array of sectors.
Leader in North American certified paper production supports annual celebration
On September 30th, 2016, Domtar sponsored FSC Friday, the annual event designed by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) to raise awareness about responsible forest management.
For over 20 years, FSC has worked to take care of forests and the people, plants, and animal species that depend on them. The FSC label gives assurance that wood, paper, and other forest products have been responsibly sourced from well-managed forests and/or recycled materials. FSC Friday is about sharing and promoting that message, so that our forests can remain forests for generations to come.
Five of the Award Winners Certified by SCS Global Services
LOS ANGELES, October 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ — SCS Global Services (SCS) congratulates recipients of the 2016 Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Leadership Awards, which “recognize excellence in the use of FSC certified products and commitment to responsible forest management.” Five of this year’s award recipients were certified to FSC standards by SCS. FSC honored:
A curious dilemma has emerged for the environmental community seeking to encourage companies to adopt sustainable production practices through the vehicle of market-based, voluntary certifications. Until this dilemma is resolved, it could drive the very companies who are engaged in the best practices away from participation in these certification programs.
Responsible Forestry and Chain of Custody Certification Snapshot
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Happy Arbor Day from SCS!
Forests are an integral part of a healthy environment and economy, in both rural and urban communities. Responsible forest management assures that wood resources are not over-harvested, protects sensitive ecosystems, sequesters greenhouse gases, and supports the livelihoods of indigenous people. SCS Global Services has been working since 1991 to independently certify companies and organizations at the cutting edge of sustainable forestry.
April 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak will have delivered 200 billion packages labelled with the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC™) logo by the end of April 2016.
Since 2007, the number of Tetra Pak cartons bearing the FSC logo has increased steadily each year to reach 54 billion in 2015. And the company expects that trend to accelerate as awareness amongst consumers grows ever higher.
We are working to improve the sustainability of our prepaid phone packaging throughout its entire life cycle. We focus on reducing the amount of material used, utilizing materials from renewable sources, increasing recycled content and end-of-life recyclability, and improving the efficiency for transporting the packages.
Domtar is working with landowners to help grow certification efforts in the sustainable paper industry. Here’s what the company has learned
In today’s competitive market, organizations of all types are setting their sights on ambitious sustainability goals. Rather than settling on the status quo, companies are pushing themselves to establish objectives that will set them apart. Builders aim for LEED certification, appliance manufacturers offer Energy Star certified products, and in the forest products industry, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification is the gold standard.