GreenLink Forest Stewards. Landowner Guidelines For FSC Group Membership. Concern for the Environment. Wealth effect --- Affluence allows one to be concerned about things other than filling one’s stomach.
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GreenLink Forest Stewards
Landowner Guidelines For FSC Group Membership
October 10, 2011
Kimberly-Clark Becomes First U.S. Branded Consumer Tissue Maker to Adopt Forest Stewardship Council's Sustainable Fiber Sourcing Standards
Kleenex and Scott Naturals Brand Consumer Products Carry FSC Label
DALLAS, October 10, 2011-Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced it is the first U.S. tissue maker to offer branded consumer tissue products that meet the rigorous sustainable sourcing requirements of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). Kimberly-Clark's Kleenex brand facial tissue and Scott Naturals brand products sold in North America now include fiber sourced from suppliers who have been independently certified to follow the highest standards in forestry management while also protecting high conservation-value forests and habitat. Consumers can now identify FSC-certified Kleenex and Scott brand products by the FSC label on every package.
"This action is a major milestone in K-C's sustainability journey and a significant step forward in the consumer adoption of FSC-certified fiber for bathroom tissue, facial tissue and paper towels," said Suhas Apte, vice president - global sustainability. "K-C's commitment to FSC certification for its Kleenex and Scott Naturals brands will grow the demand for sustainably sourced fiber and will encourage more suppliers to practice responsible forest management."
Year 1 – 600 acres X $1.35/acre= $810
Year 2 – 600 acres X $.35/acre= $210
Year 3 – 600 acres X $.35/acre= $210
Year 4 – 600 acres X $.35/acre= $210
Year 5 – 600 acres X $.35/acre= $210
Total Cost over first 5 years=$1,650/5yrs/600ac.
Average Annual Cost=$.55/acre/year
Compliance with Laws, FSC
Tenure & Use Rights
Indigenous People’s Rights
Community Relations, Workers Rights
Benefits from the Forest
Monitoring & Assessment
Maintenance of HCVF
Commitment to Sustainable Forestry
Compliance with Laws
Reforestation & Afforestation
Air, Water, and Soil Protection
Fish, Wildlife and Biodiversity
Protection of Biological Biodiversity
Protection of Special Sites
Internal Group Monitoring vs. Property Level Reporting