World Rainforest Movement

FSC consultation and complaints procedures: the case of Veracel Celulose in Brazil

Posted on Sep 29, 2013

For many years WRM has been denouncing the FSC certification of monoculture tree plantations. The scale of these monocultures is one of...

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Open letter denouncing the FSC certification of Fibria Aracruz Celulose S.A.

Posted on Sep 21, 2012

Civil society organizations are denouncing the FSC certification of Fibria Celulose SA monoculture tree plantations by IMAFLORA, a...

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Request for the cancellation of the licensing process for the expansion of Veracel Celulose

Posted on Sep 10, 2011

Dear friends, We would like to invite you to support the following action, which is being launched as part of the activities for...

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Answer to the FSC by the Social and Environmental Forum of the Extreme South of Bahia

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

FSC announced that its Accreditation Services (ASI) would be “conducting a Forest [sic] Management surveillance audit of SGS at...

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Veracel: FSC’s Death Certificate

Posted on Mar 7, 2008

By the WRM – Yesterday we were notified by the FSC certifying body SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance) that they have awarded...

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FSC at a crossroad: Veracel timber certification would be yet another disaster for FSC

Posted on Sep 17, 2007

Press Release – September 17 – 2007 The wood-pulp producing company Veracel has applied for FSC certification of its tree...

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Letter sent to FSC to show that Veracel should not receive certification

Posted on Aug 14, 2007

We have recently learnt that Veracel has launched a process to obtain FSC certification for its plantations. It has hired the consulting...

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Veracel’s FSC Certification

Posted on Aug 7, 2007

Veracel – which belongs to the Swedish-Finnish company Stora Enso and the Norwegian-Brazilian company Aracruz Celulose – is...

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Letter sent to the FSC Board by various organizations

Posted on Jul 6, 2007

Dear FSC Board members and Director We are writing to you in relation to the upcoming consultation process to be carried out by SGS from...

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