Forest Certification

05 April 2021 06:00

Swedish union urges FSC to stop certifying Burmese export materials

 

GS Facket, The Swedish union of forestry, wood and graphical workers, called on the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) to stop providing certifications to raw materials exported by Myanmar’s military junta. Read more...


25 February 2021 13:15

BWI started its “Workers’ Voices Webinar Series” with a discussion on stewardship in the forestry and value chain on 17 February. Read more...


10 February 2021 13:50

PEFC is extremely concerned about the recent developments in Myanmar. In response, it is seeking assurances from the Myanmar Forest Certification Committee (MFCC - the national member for PEFC in Myanmar) and the one PEFC chain of custody certified company in the country that the rights of workers and trade unions are not being infringed.Read more...


05 February 2021 04:50

To promote spaces for meaningful discussions among trade unionists, BWI launched the “BWI Conversations,” an informative vlog hosted by its General Secretary, Ambet Yuson. Read more...


03 February 2021 09:12

As part of BWI’s "Workers’ Voices” Webinar Series, we would like to invite you to a global webinar on stewardship in the forestry and value chain on 17 February 2021 at 16:00 to 18:30 CET.Read more...


02 February 2021 03:35

Work-related fatalities and precarious working conditions plague Turkey’s forestry sector. This was the report of the BWI-affiliated Civil Servants Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment of Turkey (TARIM ORMAN-IS) after it concluded monitoring several forest areas in the country. Read more...


11 December 2020 16:28

BWI’s Fatimah Mohammed was elected to the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification’s (PEFC) 14-member International Board in its 25th General Assembly held last week of November. Read more...


07 November 2019 09:51

On 22 October 2019 the National Forest Stewardship Standard for Bosnia and Herzegovina FSC-STD-BiH-01-2019; see link: https://fsc.org/en/document-center/documents/427316c2-c332-4fdf-93bf-f326add4b503 was published and will become effective on 22 March 2020. Read more...


16 November 2018 23:15

At the PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) General Assembly which took place this week in Geneva, Switzerland, the members adopted a new benchmark of requirements that forest owners or managers must meet to get PEFC certification.Read more...