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Brazil: Report on Forest Stewardship Council-certified eucalyptus plantations owned by Veracel (joint venture Stora Enso, Fibria) raises environmental, human rights concerns

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Company response
20 October 2010

Response to the subjects presented in the article Mondiaal Nieuws 'Sustainable on paper: eucalyptus plantation in Bahia, Brazil”

Author: Veracel (joint venture Stora Enso, Fibria)

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Article
19 October 2010

Sustainable on paper: the eucalyptus plantations of Bahia, Brazil

Author: Leopold Broers, An-Katrien Lecluyse, Mondiaal Nieuws

NGOs, city administrations and publishers worldwide switch to FSC-certified paper. Ordinary consumers can buy copy and printing paper as well as paper towels and even wallpaper bearing the tree logo. But is the paper's green image justified? MO* investigated the case in the eucalyptus plantations of the Brazilian state Bahia [owned by Veracel (joint venture Stora Enso, Fibria)]

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Article
8 October 2010

[DOC] Forest Stewardship Council response regarding concerns raised about its certification of Veracel eucalyptus plantations in Bahia, Brazil

Author: Forest Stewardship Council

Regarding the recent concerns raised in the article about Veracel plantations, FSC encouraged and has now received a submission from stakeholders to the Dispute Resolution System. The engagement of stakeholders through the FSC Dispute Resolution System has enabled FSC to begin a thorough and objective investigation to determine if the concerns are being addressed through the surveillance audit process...

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Article
25 September 2010

[PDF] Update to stakeholders - FSC certification of Veracel plantations in Brazil

Author: Forest Stewardship Council

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