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196,410,948 ha certified
36,887 CoC certificates
1,605 FM/CoC certificates

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

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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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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