Newsletter Stories


Monday, 15 October 2001
Percentage-based claims survey Comments Wanted!

FSC invites our stakeholders to fill out the survey on www.fscus.org regarding FSC’s policy on percentage-based claims (May 2000). The aims of the policy were to: allow for public recognition of products with less than 100% FSC-certified raw material, reduce the barriers facing industries that rely on a large number of suppliers, and promote greater education and outreach to small landowners on how the FSC system works for them. read more …


Monday, 15 October 2001
Announcing www.fscglobal.net and www.fscmunidal.net

FSC-U.S. recently launched this new portal website to serve as the center for FSC news around the world. read more …


Monday, 15 October 2001
Southwest regional standards open for public comment

The FSC Regional Standards for the Southwest region of the United States are available for public comment on www.fscstandards.org until November 27th 2001. read more …


Monday, 15 October 2001
CFPC Conference Rescheduled

The Certified Forest Products International Conference and Showcase, hosted by CFPC and WWF and originally scheduled for September 26-28, has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 25 through Saturday, April 27, 2002. read more …


Monday, 15 October 2001
Attention Members!

In September, FSC added three new members to our membership in the U.S. These new members can now actively contribute to FSC organizational developments, including modifications to the FSC Principles and Criteria for Responsible Forest Stewardship, and international and US board elections. read more …


Monday, 15 October 2001
A Message from the Executive Director

In this issue you can read about a new comparative study of the FSC and the American Forest & Paper Association’s (AF&PA) SFI program. Jointly commissioned by FSC, AF&PA and The Home Depot, the report details many differences, and a few similarities, of the two programs. read more …