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200,363,287 ha certified
34,808 CoC certificates
1,587 FM/CoC certificates

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FSC Press Releases
This section includes the latest press releases issued by FSC International.

Suspension

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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FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL CLOSES POLISH NATIONAL OFFICE

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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FSC Continues to Meet Dutch Procurement Criteria for Timber

25 March 2015 · 25 March 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – Today, the Dutch Timber Procurement Assessment Committee (TPAC) re-confirmed that FSC International conforms to the …
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Forest Stewardship Council Disassociates from the DLH Group

12 February 2015 · Decision due to reputational risks for FSC linked to stakeholder disputes in Liberia
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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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