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Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:54 Certification News 12-2014 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Tags: news
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 16:17 Certification News 11-2014 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. What Kimberly-Clark learned from 5 years with Greenpeace - GreenBiz Tags: news
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 15:36 FSC Extends Controlled Wood Deadline FSC United States and FSC International have releaed statements noting that the phase out date for company developed risk assessments has been extended one year to December 31, 2015. You can read FSC-US and FSC-IC's statements below.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 00:00 Certification Standards Update Each of the three main certification standards in the United States of America are undergoing standards revisions. A short summary of each of the standards revisions is below. American Tree Farm System™
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 00:00 Certification News 10-2014 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 15:01 New Cooperating Forester Training Cooperating Forester Training Workshop for foresters on certification and Cooperating Forester opportunities with the Center for Forest and Wood Certification July 17-18, 2014Ellington Ag CenterEd Jones Auditorium440 Hogan Rd.Nashville, TN 37220
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 00:00 Certification News 6-2014 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Multiple certification programs for forest products lead to greener construction - EdinaPatch Tags: news
Monday, June 2, 2014 - 00:00 E-news June 2014 The latest edition of the Forest and Wood Certification E-Newsletter has been released by the Center for Forest and Wood Certification. Tags: Newsletter
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 00:00 Certification News 5-2014 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Find sustainably harvested wood - Mother Earth News Tags: news
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 08:39 Certification News 4-2014 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Tags: news
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 00:00 Certification News 7-2014 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Audit criticises VicForests application for FSC rating - The Sydney Morning Herald Tags: news
Monday, March 31, 2014 - 00:00 E-news March 2014 The latest edition of the Forest and Wood Certification E-Newsletter has been released by the Center for Forest and Wood Certification. A portion of the newsletter is displayed below but a full copy can be accessed here. Issues discussed in the newsletter include the delay of the Forest Stewardship Council's™ Online Claims Platform, a save-the-date for new Cooperating Forester training, and a brief note about the webiste series.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 00:00 Center Submits Comments on FSC IGIs The following are comments provided by the Center for Forest and Wood Certification regarding the second draft International Generic Indicators for the Forest Stewardship Council™ forest management standard.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 01:00 Better Know a Standard #15 Periodically the Center for Forest and Wood Certification will detail a portion of the forest management standard or chain of custody standard. This edition focuses on Indicator 3.1.1. of the American Forest Foundation 2010-2015 Standards of Sustainability for Forest Certification (Tree Farm). Tags: BKAS
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 00:00 Certification News 3-2014 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Tags: news
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 09:30 Certification News 2-2014 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Tags: news
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 00:00 E-news January 2014 The latest edition of the Forest and Wood Certification E-Newsletter has been released by the Center for Forest and Wood Certification. Tags: Newsletter
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 15:05 Better Know a Standard #14 Periodically the Center for Forest and Wood Certification will detail a portion of the forest management standard or chain of custody standard.  This edition focuses on Indicator 4.2.b. of the Forest Stewardship Council - United States Forest Management Standard (v1.0) requiring owners to demonstrate a safe work environment. Indicator 4.2.b The forest owner or manager and their employees and contractors demonstrate a safe work environment. Contracts or other written agreements include safety requirements. Tags: BKAS
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 00:00 Certification News 1-2014 The Center for Forest and Wood Certification will post monthly links to articles relating to wood and forest certification. The views and opinions expressed in columns or articles do not reflect those of the Center, its members, or supporters; only the views of the author. Tags: news
Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 00:00 Center Passes Audit The Center for Forest and Wood Certification has recently completed and received final draft reports for our annual chain-of-custody and forest management audits.  The Center’s Certifying Body, Scientific Certification Systems, completed the site visits late last year and recently submitted the reports from those audits.  These surveillance audits are required in order to maintain all of our certificates.  Audits for our Forest Stewardship Council chain-of-custody, reclaim, and controlled wood certificates and Sustainable Forestry Initiative chain-of-custody certificates were completed.  Si Tags: audit

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