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33,851 CoC certificates
1,546 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.

Forest Stewardship Council Suspends Polish National Office

15 January 2015 · 14 January 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) confirms it has suspended the operation of its Polish national office. Existing Polish FSC certificates remain valid, …
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FSC has requested a six-month extension for a suspended certificate held by Resolute Forest Products in Lac St-Jean, Quebec

31 December 2014 · Bonn, Germany / Montreal, Canada - 30 December 2014. FSC has requested a six-month extension to be granted by the certification body Rainforest Alliance for a suspended forest certificate held by …
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FSC Issues Advice Note as First Step to Ensure System Remains Transparent following Resolute FP Canada legal action

18 December 2014 · Bonn, Germany/Montreal, Canada (18 December 2014) Today, the Forest Stewardship Council has issued a new Advice Note to prevent situations where an FSC certificate is upheld without having a basis in …
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COP20 update: FSC® affirms timber legality is just the beginning for a sustainable future

12 December 2014 · 11 December 2014 (Lima, Peru) – Today, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) joined the Peruvian National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR)’s ‘I support legal timber’ campaign. Peru’s …
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Peruvian indigenous communities help to neutralise the carbon footprint of major sustainability event

12 December 2014 · Indigenous communities located in Ucayali, Peru have agreed to compensate for the carbon footprint of an international event organised by the Forest Stewardship Council®.
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Forest Stewardship Council Takes Steps to Ensure System Remains Transparent Following Resolute FP Canada Legal Action

24 November 2014 · Bonn, Germany/Montreal, Canada (21 November 2014) – Following legal action by Resolute Forest Products (Resolute) against Rainforest Alliance to prevent an audit report of its activities from being …
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Forest Stewardship Council Opens Doors to Sustainable Forest Management in Malaysia

19 November 2014 · 19 November 2014 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) today opened its doors in Malaysia as part of a strategic decision to tackle tropical deforestation.
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FSC reconfirms its commitment to protecting workers' rights

1 October 2014 · Bonn, Germany (30 September 2014) – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has strong rules to ensure the protection of workers’ rights and is committed to finding a stakeholder-based solution to …
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From forests to fashion – FSC promoted at star-studded Stella McCartney launch

17 September 2014 · Stella McCartney has reinforced her commitment to sustainability by partnering with Livia Firth’s Eco-Age for the launch of the 2014 London Stella McCartney Green Carpet Collection at London Fashion …
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Half of UK public recognise FSC sustainable forests logo

16 September 2014 · New research, conducted on behalf of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) UK, has found that 50% of the UK public now recognise the FSC logo (1), the little tree with a tick that means the …
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