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195,203,771 ha certified
33,463 CoC certificates
1,512 FM/CoC certificates

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

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FSC Italy Publishes National Forest Stewardship Standard

21 November 2017 · Italy becomes the third country to publish a national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the
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Consultation

Creating incentives for certificate holders: Ecosystem Services Procedure and Guidance open for consultation

21 November 2017 · The second draft of the Ecosystem Services Procedure and the first draft of the Guidance will be open for consultation from 24 November to 23 December 2017.
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FSC Publishes Revised Trademark Standard

20 November 2017 · The FSC International Board of Directors has approved the revised Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 (V2-0) Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by certificate holders. The …
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FSC announces the Bonn Initiative at COP23

16 November 2017 · FSC, IKEA of Sweden and SIG support the development of scientifically rigorous methodologies to quantify the climate benefits of FSC certification
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Reaching Smallholders in the Global South: Discussion Paper Now Open for 30-Day Consultation

15 November 2017 · In 2018, and with the aim of increasing the number of smallholders in the FSC system and total forest area coverage, the
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Reaching Smallholders in the Global North: Discussion Paper Now Open for 30-Day Consultation

15 November 2017 · In 2018, and with the aim of increasing the number of smallholders in the FSC system and total forest area coverage, the
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FPIC and HCV: A human approach to landscapes and communities

15 November 2017 · The intersection between the two controversial topics of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) and high conservation values (HCV) was explored in a side event at the FSC General Assembly.
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New National Risk Assessment Category 1 For Spain Now Available

9 November 2017 · Effective 07 November 2017: FSC has approved controlled wood category 1 for the national risk assessment (NRA) for Spain.
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Implementation of transaction verification and fibre testing in the charcoal supply chain

7 November 2017 · Confirmation of inaccuracies in the charcoal supply chain will lead to mandatory transaction verification and fibre testing starting in quarter four of 2017
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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.