FSC Canada would like to welcome Etienne Vezina, Resolute Forest Products to the FSC Canada Board of Directors.

FSC Canada welcomes back Orrin Quinn as Regional Manager, Western Canada

After an extensive review process, FSC US and FSC Canada have selected SCS Global Services to conduct research into the forest carbon impacts of FSC certification in the Pacific West, Southeast US and Canadian boreal forests.

FSC Canada invites you to attend a training session on caribou requirements in FSC Canada’s new forest management standard.

Vancouver, BC (February 16, 2021) – The Forest Stewardship Council of Canada (FSC) has announced their full support of the BC First Nations Forest Strategy (the ‘Forest Strategy’).

Across the boreal forests of Canada, “grey ghosts” have roamed for hundreds of years, elusive creatures that seek out forest landscapes undisturbed by humans.

The FSC Global Strategy 2021-2026 was approved by the FSC International Board of Directors in their 86th meeting on 16-20 November 2020. The new strategy sets the direction and the intended outcomes for FSC International until 2026.

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is seeking a consultancy to develop research that quantifies the additional forest carbon impact of FSC-certified forest management in North America.

Climate change is the challenge of our time, requiring action across all sectors of society. While there are many emerging technologies, today there is only one proven, economical way to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere at a global scale: Forests.

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is participating in Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program, which makes it easier for customers to discover and shop for more sustainable products.

On September 25, 2020, FSC hosted ‘FSC Friday’ an annual event to raise awareness for FSC and responsible forestry. This year we reached a great milestone in reaching over 1 million people globally.

The new FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard of Canada (NFSS) became effective in January 2020. Some indicators of this new Standard address challenging topics that may involve multi-year processes and may not be achievable within the normal transition time for an existing certificate holder.

On September 25, 2020, the Forest Stewardship Council will be hosting ‘FSC Friday’ an annual event to raise awareness for FSC by encouraging consumers, companies, communities and stakeholders to share your commitment to FSC and responsible forestry - whether through forest management practices, or sourcing and buying FSC certified materials and products.

A seemingly minor Interpretation from FSC International’s Performance and Standards Unit, which clarifies what is allowable under the most recent version of the Chain of Custody standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-0), has the potential to significantly increase the availability of FSC inputs for high-demand fiber-based products.

For over 25 years FSC has depended on a committed group of businesses, environmentalists and community leaders, driven to create change through a voluntary, consumer-driven approach that improves forestry practices worldwide.

The climate is changing. The fragile earth, including our forests, needs a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action.

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