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Taiwan is home to an incredible range of biological diversity due to its range of climatic zones and varied topography. As a way of ensuring their business practices respect the environment around them, the Chiayi Forest District Management Office recently engaged in obtaining Forest Stewardship CouncilTM (FSC) Forest Management certification for one of the state-owned forests under their management.
Backed by years of experience of working in the sustainability sector and in over 100 countries, Preferred by Nature has contributed to the development of 24 out of the 50 country profiles currently available on TimberLex. The user-friendly online portal provides access to accurate and up-to-date information on legislation relating to forest management, timber production and trade for the world's major timber-trading countries.
The pandemic has sparked a wave of innovation in workplaces all over the world. Preferred by Nature is now offering most of its expert training courses online, benefitting both course participants and the climate, says Training Coordinator Olga Polyachenko.
This Sustainability Framework is designed to support companies in the journey towards meeting legal obligations, market demands and achieving sustainable practices in forestry, agriculture and other commodities. The public consultation for the Version 1.1 has closed on 4 August 2021.
This standard was designed to audit performance at any scale (small to large) and any point in an ongoing restoration process or project (i.e. implementation of restoration interventions has started). The current version 2.0 is now open for public consultation.
Over 25 years of working on solutions for better land management and business practices that benefit people, nature and the climate
80+ million hectares of forest and 2+ million hectares of agriculture farms that are included in our certification services against international sustainability standards