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Forest Stewardship Council

http://au.fsc.org/en-au

Annual Budget: $250,001-$750,000
Number of Paid Staff: 4 - 10
Number of Volunteers: 0
Community Segment: Community & Economic Development, Sustainable Development, Environment, Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry

Current Board Size: 8-12
Board Meetings (frequency): Every two months
Board Meetings Held: During Day
State where Board Meetings Held: Victoria
Local Government Area: Melbourne City Council

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FSC is one of the most recognisable environmental brands in the world.  FSC Operates in over 58 countries and reaches into the homes of nearly every Australian.

FSC WORKS TO TAKE CARE OF OUR FORESTS AND THOSE WHO RELY ON THEM: BY PROTECTING PLANT AND ANIMAL SPECIES, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RIGHTS, FOREST WORKERS’ SAFETY, AND MUCH MORE.

We achieve this through FSC certification, ensuring forests around the world are responsibly managed.

What makes FSC unique is that we were founded - and are still operated by responsible retailers and leading forest management companies, environmentalists, social interest groups and indigenous peoples' organisations. As a non-profit membership based organisation we are driven by the balanced perspectives of these diverse stakeholders.

FSC Australia's Board is a 'senate' with equal representation (3 each) of economic, social and environmental chamber members.  Directors are appointed for 3 years at the AGM (held in May).  Each year, 1 director from each chamber is up for election/re-electyion.  There are 5 face to face Board meetings each year and meetings are conducted in normal working hours over a full day.

An independent company limited by guarantee which operates under license with FSC International to fulfull FSC's mission.

FSC Australia is a registered charity and has deductible gift recipient status.


Role: Secretary
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Law & Legal Services, Public Policy
Targeting: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
Payment: Reimbursement of expenses

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