Newsletter Stories


Saturday, 01 February 2003
South Cone Links North, South Through FSC

Gerry Cooklin is an outdoorsman who founded a furniture company in 1986. About six years ago, he was camping in the woods of Southern California when he had an epiphany. read more …


Saturday, 01 February 2003
FSC-U.S. Board Members Profile

This is the third in a series of FSC-U.S. articles featuring FSC U.S. board members. The board is composed of nine elected members, three each from the economic, social, and environmental chamber. read more …


Wednesday, 01 January 2003
Daly and Washburn New Vice Presidents of FSC-U.S.

FSC-U.S. President Roger Dower has announced the appointment of two new Vice Presidents for the organization. Edward “Ned" Daly of Takoma Park, MD has been appointed as FSC-U.S. Vice President of Operations and Dr. Michael Washburn of New Haven, CT has been appointed as Vice President of Forestry and Marketing. read more …


Wednesday, 01 January 2003
Home Depot is Nation's Largest Retailer of FSC-Certified Wood

The January 2, 2003 Wall Street Journal carried a story on Home Depot’s timber purchasing policy that revealed that the do-it-yourself giant is now the nation’s largest retailer of FSC-certified wood. In 2002 Home Depot sold $250-million of FSC lumber up from $15 million in 1999. read more …


Wednesday, 01 January 2003
Harris LithoGraphics First FSC-Certified Printer in U.S.

FSC-U.S. is pleased to announce that Harris LithoGraphics is the first U.S. printer to receive FSC Chain-of-Custody certification from SmartWood for its operations. This new certification will allow Harris LithoGraphics to make use of FSC-certified paper to print jobs with the FSC trademarked “checkmark and tree" logo, ensuring purchasers that the paper was made from wood harvested from a well-managed forest. read more …


Wednesday, 01 January 2003
FSC-Certification Key to Brazilian Development Project Success

FSC-certified in 2001, Klabin is a Brazilian based pulp and paper company with a history reaching as far back as 1899. But problems arose when modernization of its mill operations threatened the jobs of some 600 workers. Klabin sought a way to show its commitment to environmentalism and social-economic welfare in one fell swoop read more …