SEVILLE, Spain, Sept 8, 2014 (Press Release) - "We are proud of what we've accomplished in the last 20 years. We have come a long way, but we can achieve even more. And the World's forests need that."
This statement was made by Kim Carstensen, Director General of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) ahead of the organization's official celebration of its 20th anniversary, at its triennial General Assembly in Seville, Spain.
BONN, Germany, Aug. 8, 2013 (Press Release) - Effective 7 August 2013, the Forest Stewardship Council has ended all association with the APRIL Group, including the immediate termination of all Trademark License Agreements (TLA).
This decision follows the withdrawal of APRIL companies from FSC Chain of Custody certification, which FSC was notified about after a complaint had been filed in May 2013. The complaint by Greenpeace International, Rainforest Action Network and WWF Indonesia alleged the APRIL Group was in violation of FSC's Policy for Association.Read more