Business View Oceania | Volume 3, Issue 10

55 56 BUSINESS VIEW OCEANIA VOLUME 3, ISSUE 10 BUSINESS VIEW OCEANIA VOLUME 3, ISSUE 10 CEO of FSC Australia, Damien Paull is incredibly proud of what the association has achieved to date, and gladly offers his unique insight into the organisation’s core values, key priorities, member benefits, and plans for the future. “We help forests remain thriving environments for the generations to come and assist consumers in making ethical and responsible choices when they buy forest products. I think one of the unique things about FSC as an organisation is the way that it strives to bring people together through the care of our land and the many lives it supports.” FSC Australia provides independent certification to forests and forest managers, processors, manufacturers, and other forestry-related businesses that ensures F orest Stewardship Council (FSC) Australia has been setting the standards for sustainably managed forests in the country since 2001. The organisation is proudly part of the FSC global network, which was formed as a response to the unsatisfactory results of the 1992 United Nations Earth Summit, and they have worked tirelessly for the last two decades to bring about positive changes to forest management in Australia. FSC Australia fills their responsibilities by developing best practice standards for forest managers and businesses associated with the forestry industry, and defines their mission as: “To promote the environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world’s forests.” FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL (FSC) Australia Forests For All Forever AT A GLANCE FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL AUSTRALIA WHAT: Organisation setting the standards for sustainably managed forests across Australia WHERE: FSC Australia is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia WEBSITE: FSC Australia: FSC International: