Newsletter Stories


Thursday, 01. July 2004
Are you printing on FSC-certified paper yet?

If you haven’t noticed, it is becoming easier with each passing month. Below is a list of paper merchants (distributors), with chain-of-custody certification, whom you can purchase FSC-certified papers from, as well as a list of printers, also with chain-of-custody certification, all located within the U.S. read more …


Tuesday, 01. June 2004
Percentage Based Claims Policy Update

The FSC-US held two meetings to educate stakeholders on proposed changes to the FSC percentage-based claims policy and to allow stakeholders the opportunity to give feedback on the proposed standard directly to FSC International. read more …


Tuesday, 01. June 2004
FSC-Accredited Certifier Opens Office in U.S.

The SGS Group, an FSC-accredited certifier, and The Plum Line, a well-known partnership specializing in sustainable forest management systems, have announced a new business alliance in FSC certification in the U.S. read more …


Tuesday, 01. June 2004
Upcoming Events

FSC-US often learns of exhibiting and marketing opportunities that may be useful for our certificate holders and interested stakeholders. Here are some such opportunities currently being organized: read more …


Tuesday, 01. June 2004
Upper Mississippi Certified Group

A remarkable new group chain-of-custody [COC] certificate has been granted to the Upper Mississippi Certified Group of Aitkin County, Minnesota. SmartWood, a program of the Rainforest Alliance, granted the certification. read more …


Tuesday, 01. June 2004
Former FSC-U.S. Board Member Honored At Gala

Jameson French, president and CEO of Northland Forest Products, based in New Hampshire, was honored last month at the 14th Annual Rainforest Alliance Gala in New York. Mr. French, a former Board member and chairman of FSC-US, has been a leader in the production and distribution of high-quality hardwood lumber products for over twenty years and a staunch supporter of sustainable forestry and forestry certification. read more …