Forest Stewardship Council Forges Innovative Partnership to Advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

By Monika Patel, Director of Communications & Marketing
Forest Stewardship Council Canada
September 12, 2023
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), a global leader in sustainable forestry and responsible forest management, is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership aimed at promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within FSC in North America. FSC Canada and FSC US have joined forces with Kelly Cooper, Founder and President of the Centre for Social Intelligence Inc. (CSI), to drive meaningful change and create inclusive workplace cultures across the sector. Stemming from FSC International’s Strategic Framework on Diversity and Gender and recognizing FSC’s organizational values of embracing stewardship, advancing inclusion, promoting equity and realizing rights, this partnership will begin with a focus on developing a North American DEI Action Plan.  “Our partnership with Kelly Cooper is a significant milestone in our journey toward a more inclusive forest industry,” says Francois Dufresne, President of FSC Canada.

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