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timberbiz -yesterday

FSC General Assembly registrations open for virtual event

Held every three years, FSC’s General Assembly brings together hundreds of leaders and decision-makers from Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists, businesses, and many others that are the core of FSC’s membership to discuss a responsible future of the world’s forests and the people and animals who inhabit them. Source: Timberbiz FSC’s International’s General Assembly will be held on 25-2...

timberbiz -5 days ago

Fashion Forever Green

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) launched its Fashion Forever Green Pact; a call to immediate action for the fashion industry, brands, retailers and manufacturers alike, to adopt responsible sourcing in support of the world’s forests. Source: Timberbiz With the rising need for renewable and sustainable fibres in recent years, man-made cellulosic fibres (MMCFs) have become the fastest grow...

timberbiz -2 weeks ago

PEFC Ben Gunneberg to address Responsible Wood AGM

PEFC International CEO Ben Gunneberg will be presenting at the 18th Responsible Wood Annual General Meeting. Responsible Wood CEO, Simon Dorries said he was delighted to welcome Mr Gunneberg who has agreed to address the AGM attendees and provide an update on new PEFC initiatives. Source: Timberbiz In addition, Responsible Wood will welcome Kellie Northwood, CEO of the Real Media Collective to dis...

timberbiz -3 weeks ago

FSC celebrates its international name day on Friday

As the Forest Stewardship Council and its supporters celebrate its international name day, FSC Friday on 24 September, FSC reconfirms its support for international climate change initiatives and highlights the important contribution responsible forestry makes to these efforts. Source: Timberbiz Forests play an essential role in climate regulation. Together with oceans, forests are the key ecosyste...

timberbiz -4 weeks ago

AS4707 standard for chain of custody released

Responsible Wood has published the latest version of the AS4707 standards for chain of custody. Reviewed by Responsible Wood every five years, the standard was approved for publication following review by the AS 4707 standards reference committee and working group chaired by Peter Zed. Source: Timberbiz Businesses that achieve AS 4707 chain of custody certification are able to identify and provide...

timberbiz -1 month ago

Two Aussie sites shortlisted for international awards

The research, conservation and visitor centre dedicated to nesting sea turtles on Mon Repos Beach in Queensland and Daramu House in Barangaroo, Sydney, have been shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival 2021 Best Use of Certified Timber award. Source: Timberbiz This year’s eight shortlisted projects highlight the work of practices across the world, from Denmark to Tokyo, that push new bou...

timberbiz -2 months ago

Wooden Lego for adults

Room Copenhagen known mostly for their LEGO branded storage products, will be releasing a new line called LEGO Home – Wooden Collection. These are new products made from FSC Certified oak wood that you can use around the house. Source: Timberbiz There is a wooden frame, that of course can be connected to other pieces to create your own masterpiece by joining picture frames together. The frame fi...

timberbiz -2 months ago

FSC Friday to raise global awareness of responsible forest management

On 24 September 2021 we will celebrate “FSC Friday”. This year the idea is to raise global awareness of the importance of responsible forest management and the important interplay between climate change and forests. Source: Timberbiz As part of this annual awareness day, FSC aims to encourage and support consumers, businesses, communities and stakeholders to show their commitment to FS...

timberbiz -2 months ago

PEFC refresher training for auditors, reviewers or certification decision makers

Auditors, reviewers and certification decision makers are invited to express interest in an online PEFC recognised chain of custody refresher training on the 2-3 September 2021. This event will be held if there is sufficient interest, so it is recommended that you register your interest promptly. Source: Timberbiz This refresher training is designed for qualified PEFC auditors, reviewers or certif...

timberbiz -2 months ago

CEO of Hermal CLTP business resigns

Chris Skeels-Piggins CEO of Hermal’s CLTP business, the company’s plantation hardwood business based in Burnie Tasmania, will be leaving the Group. Source: Timberbiz Mr Skeels-Piggins has been leading the CLTP business over the course of the last four years, and according to the company much has been achieved under his leadership including: The strongest cross-laminated timber panels in the wo...

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