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Forest Certification Update: Changes to the SFI and FSC Standards in 2015

March 2015

By: Kathryn Fernholz, Dr. Jim Bowyer, Steve Bratkovich, Matt Frank, Harry Groot, Dr. Jeff Howe, John Owen, Dr. Ed Pepke …

Sustainable Procurement of Wood and Paper-based Products

January 2015

By World Resources Institute and WBCSD Forest Solutions  

Advancing the Conversation on Forest Certification

August 2014

Members across the forest products supply chain met in Charlotte, NC on June 12 for GreenBlue’s first-ever Forest Certification Innovation …

Moving Beyond Forest Certification: Interview with Domtar

July 2014

Our Forest Certification Innovation Summit, held in Charlotte, NC on June 12, brought together over 60 representatives from across the …

Rediscovering the Value of Forest Certification: Interview with Unisource Worldwide

June 2014

In advance of the GreenBlue Innovation Summit on Forest Certification on June 12, GreenBlue interviewed a few of the event …

Rediscovering the Value of Forest Certification: Interview with McDonald’s

June 2014

In advance of the GreenBlue Innovation Summit on Forest Certification on June 12, GreenBlue interviewed a few of the event sponsors to …

Forest Certification Matrix

October 2010

The Forest Certification Matrix compares each major certification program in these areas: Basic Information, Governance, Standardization, Verification and Product Tracking. …

Deforestation Facts, Figures, and Causes

August 2010

Deforestation is defined as the conversion of land from forest to other uses such are agriculture, livestock or residential development. …

The Rising Costs of Illegal Logging

September 2009

According to the World Resource Institute (WRI) and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), illegal logging has risen to …