GLAND, Switzerland, Aug. 5, 2015 (Press Release) -A new WWF cost-benefit analysis of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification on a cross-section of forest operators finds that tropical and small or medium producers, regardless of geography, can benefit significantly from attaining FSC certification.Read more
FRAY BENTOS, Uruguay, June 11, 2015 (Press Release) -
UPM has received recognition from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for its exemplary forest management practices. The recognition was conferred by the Forestry General Direction of Uruguay as part of a National Workshop titled "Methodological Transfer of Exemplary Cases of Sustainable Forest Management".Read more
APRIL Group is understood to have received PEFC Sustainable Forest Management certification according to PEFC’s website, to go along with its manufacturing operations which already hold the PEFC Chain-of-Custody certificate.Read more
HELSINKI, May 21, 2015 (Press Release) -Together with FSC Finland, UPM is hosted a visit by Kim Carstensen, Director General of the international forest certification organisation FSC. FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) promotes environmentally friendly, socially beneficial and economically viable forest management. The FSC certificate indicates to consumers that the wood used in the product has been sourced responsibly.Read more
BONN, Germany, April 30, 2015 (Press Release) -Today, the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) launches its new global brand: Forests For All Forever. In the past 20 years, FSC has become a well-trusted and established brand in sectors and markets around the world. With its new branding FSC plans to extend its reach by targeting consumers directly.Read more
OSLO, March 30, 2015 (Press Release) -Elopak is ahead of its deadline in fulfilling an industry-wide commitment to secure Chain-of-Custody certification of all production units by 2018.
The journey towards this milestone began in 2010, when Elopak started its Chain-of-Custody (CoC) certification according to the standards set by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). A rigorous implementation programme of FSC certification was then put into action to fulfil the commitment.Read more