The Importance of Doing Things Right

In our busy day-to-day world of work and business, it is natural to take certain things for granted. Things like honesty, fairness, professionalism, and business ethics.  Here at MixedWood – in our strange little world of certification consulting and auditing services...

Thoughts & Observations from the FSC-IC Chicago Meeting

A diverse and highly engaged group of members and stakeholders of the Forest Stewardship Council gathered this week in Chicago for a productive, two-day meeting covering a range of important topics.  MixedWood was pleased to play a small role and we’d like to share of...

FSC-IC Membership Meeting – Chicago – Nov. 5-6, 2019

Did you know that the Forest Stewardship Council is holding a meeting this week in Chicago?  We’ve been asking colleagues this question recently and been surprised at how many answered no.  The meeting is aimed at FSC members (yes – that includes MixedWood) but will...

FSC Controlled Wood: the rubber hits the road

When it became clear, over 6 years ago, that the “old way” of Controlled Wood due diligence for FSC-certified companies would be ending, we all understood that the “new way” would include some new challenges.  With the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), nothing is ever...