Newsletter Stories


Thursday, 01 November 2001
FSC-U.S. Forester Participates in Certifier Audit

Bill Wilkinson, FSC-U.S. Senior Forester, will serve on the audit team that will conduct the annual 'desk’ audit of Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) in Oakland, CA. The audit will take place the first week of December 2001. read more …


Monday, 15 October 2001
Heiko Liedeker announced as Executive Director of FSC International

Heiko Liedeker, Executive Director of FSC International, brings a unique blend of environmental planning and policy skills to his post at FSC. Before joining the FSC, Mr. Liedeker headed the European Certification Initiative for Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Switzerland. Previously, he operated out of Frankfurt, Germany as WWF’s Senior Forest Policy Advisor, Forestry Department Head, and European Forest Team Chairman. read more …


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 …