FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

193,360,159 ha certified
32,019 CoC certificates
1,472 FM/CoC certificates

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FSC Press Releases
This section is intended for journalists and media professionals.
It lists the latest press releases which we are distributing to the global media.

FSC revokes probation and disassociates from the Schweighofer Group

17 February 2017 · Bonn, Germany (17 February, 2017) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to revoke the Schweighofer Group’s probation status and disassociate from the group.
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Responsible Rio: Millions of FSC-certified products will be used at 2016 Olympics and Paralympics

1 August 2016 · A guide to where you’ll find responsibly-sourced FSC forest products at the Rio Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games
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Moving towards Motion 65: FSC to engage on New Forest Management Standard

26 April 2016 · (Montreal – April 26) -- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will implement a new forest management standard in Canada, only after considerable stakeholder engagement ensures this new standard …
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The Forest Stewardship Council Has a New Board Chairperson

23 March 2016 · 23 March 2016 (Bonn, Germany) – Indonesian trade unionist, Rulita Wijayaningdyah, has been appointed as the Chairperson of the International Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council …
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FSC abandons proposal of mediation involving Resolute Forest Products and asks FSC Board of Directors to take action

4 February 2016 · 4 February 2016 (Bonn, Germany) - Following an unwillingness on the part of Resolute Forest Products (Resolute FP) to be involved in mediation efforts to resolve its suspended Canadian FSC …
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Forest Stewardship Council disassociates from the Vietnam Rubber Group

26 October 2015 · Decision to terminate Vietnam Rubber Group certification due to proof of unacceptable activities in Cambodia
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New study proves FSC certification profitable for businesses

12 August 2015 · Wednesday 12 Aug 2015: In addition to numerous environmental and social benefits resulting from FSC certification, a new WWF study has shown that there is a concrete economic benefit - on …
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24 July 2015 · 24 July 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) confirms it has closed its Polish national office with immediate effect, following a suspension of the national office …
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Bosques Cautin compensates Mapuche people and apologizes for racist remarks

5 June 2015 · 05 June 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – Bosques Cautin issued a public apology on 7 April 2015 after its Director General made racist comments on social media about the Chilean Mapuche people.
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FSC Board Approves International Generic Indicators

27 March 2015 · 27 March 2015 (Bonn, Germany) - During its meeting held in Siegburg, Germany, this week, the FSC International Board of Directors approved FSC’s International Generic Indicators (IGI).
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