FSC Board of Directors Approved the FSC Core Labour Requirements
FSC reached an important milestone with the approval of the FSC Core Labour Requirements within the Chain of Custody (CoC) standards.
FSC Published New Guidelines on Free, Prior, and Informed Consent
FSC continued its dedicated approach to protect Indigenous Peoples’ and local communities’ rights.
Embracing Complexity to Find Simple Solutions for Smallholders in the FSC System
Smallholders and communities around the world face similar issues in preserving their forests and implementing responsible forestry practices; ensuring their livelihoods is often at the cost of their forests.
Forests can Protect us From Future Pandemics if we Give Them a Chance
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the link between the health of nature and that of humans.
FSC Published Guidance for Stakeholder Engagement
This new FSC guidance outlined an easy-to-use set of examples to engage stakeholders looking to get FSC certified or those already certified.
Callería: an Indigenous Community Safeguarding the Forest for Future Generations
It was an early morning start in the Peruvian Amazon. We were meeting with the team of the Association for Research and Integral Development to jointly undertake the long journey to visit the Callería community.
FSC Worked for a Greener EU Recovery Plan
FSC has worked with members of the European Parliament, trade unions, think tanks, businesses and NGOs to pave the way for a new green recovery.
Indigenous Peoples and the Forest
Indigenous Peoples make up some 5 percent of the world’s population. Many of these communities live and work in forests and are crucial for its conservation for generations to come.
FSC in the Republic of Congo: African Peoples’ Story
For the success and sustainability of forests across the globe it is vital that the identity and rights of Indigenous Peoples are protected.
Community Forestry: Reducing Forest Fires in Guatemala’s Mayan Biosphere Reserve
Globally the number of forest fires increased in 2021, severely damaging the world’s major forests and devastating ecosystems, communities, and wildlife.