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NEWSROOM
The latest news and views from FSC, plus related forestry industry updates

ASI lifts suspension of NEPCon

21 April 2017 · 21 April, 2017.- Effective on 19 April 2017, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of certification body NEPCon OÜ after it has been able to successfully address and …
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National Forest Stewardship Standards: A call for submissions from standard development groups

18 April 2017 · FSC is calling on standard development groups (SDGs) to help identify problems related to the normative framework for national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) development and act on them. We are …
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The second public consultation on the revised trademark standard ends in two weeks.

12 April 2017 · All stakeholders are invited to comment on the second draft of the Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 – Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders – through our …
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Safeguarding the Environment

12 April 2017 · The state government of Tamil Nadu, Southern India, has established an enterprise to re-create waste in a circular economy. Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) manufactures paper from farm …
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Don’t miss out on our FSC General Assembly early bird discount!

10 April 2017 · Register now and pay less! The 2017 FSC General Assembly will be filled with interesting side events, exciting field trips and most importantly, the opportunity for FSC members to shape the future of …
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FSC Conditionally Approves Roadmap to End Disassociation from APP

5 April 2017 · (Bonn, 6 April, 2017) – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Board of Directors has agreed to conditionally approve a roadmap towards ending disassociation from Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) at …
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FSC Board Confirms Decision on Requirements for Latest Active Ingredients added to ‘Highly Hazardous’ Pesticides List

4 April 2017 · In November 2015, the FSC International Board of Directors decided to suspend the need for derogations (temporary approvals) for the use of new active ingredients added to the FSC List of …
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FSC Begins Roadmap Discussion with the Schweighofer Group

31 March 2017 · Bonn, Germany (31 March 2017) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has agreed to commence a dialogue with the Schweighofer Group in view of developing a roadmap that …
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FSC starts new Policy for Association investigation of the Schweighofer Group

29 March 2017 · Bonn, Germany (29 March, 2017) - The Forest Stewardship Council has started a new Policy for Association investigation of the Schweighofer Group to determine whether or …
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Wildlife returns to FSC-certified forests

28 March 2017 · In Wales, an extremely rare, nocturnal member of the weasel family has bounced back from the brink of extinction thanks to translocations to woodlands managed by Natural Resources Wales (FSC-C115912). …
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Keeping up with all the latest information about forest management and certification can be difficult. That’s why we collect it for you in our newsroom. The newsroom is where you’ll find news from FSC, as well as information about developments in the wider forestry industry. It’s also home to The Root of the Matter, the monthly blog from FSC Director General Kim Carstensen.