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200,151,015 ha certified
33,872 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.

Update on the disassociation of the Forest Stewardship Council from Asia Pulp and Paper (APP)

4 November 2013 · In October 2007, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) disassociated from the Indonesian company Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). The decision was due to substantial publicly available information that APP …
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FSC® receives independent audit reports relating to the welfare of koalas in FSC certified plantations

28 October 2013 · Bonn, Germany - Independent audit reports by Rainforest Alliance on the compliance of Australian Bluegum Plantations (ABP) and The Green Triangle …
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FSC calls for inclusion of forest certification in implementation of new EU Forest Strategy

17 October 2013 · Brussels, Belgium - FSC has called upon the European Union (EU) Council of Ministers and the European Parliament to recognize the role and specific impacts of forest certification the EU, …
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PRESS RELEASE: "Strengthening services: revision of the Annual Administration Fee policy"

2 October 2013 · From January 1st 2014 FSC will introduce a revised Annual Administration Fee Policy (FSC-POL-20-005 V2) for all certified companies within the FSC system. The Annual Administration Fee (AAF) was …
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FSC Friday 2013 – Love the forest? Look for the logo!

FSC Friday 2013 – Love the forest? Look for the logo!

27 September 2013 · Bonn, Germany - The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) invites you to celebrate FSC Friday, an annual, global celebration of forests and responsible forestry. …
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FSC Ends Association with the APRIL Group

8 August 2013 · Effective 7 August 2013, the Forest Stewardship Council has ended all association with the APRIL Group, including the immediate termination of all Trademark License Agreements (TLA). 
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FSC Annual Report 2012

FSC Annual Report 2012 is now available online!

25 July 2013 · “Consolidating Gains, Strengthening Leadership”, FSC’s Annual Report for 2012, demonstrates how the organisation has moved forward in 2012 through some key achievements: the approval of the …
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FSC is pleased to announce the launch of a dedicated website for the Congo Basin. The website is available in English and French.

17 July 2013 · FSC’s current global strategy includes several objectives related to promoting responsible forest management in natural forests in the tropics.
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FSC Welcomes Greenpeace Case Studies

26 June 2013 · As a member-led organization, the Forest Stewardship Council derives its strength and integrity from active engagement by a very diverse set of stakeholders. FSC’s members, organized into economic, …
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22 June 2013 · On 23 May 2013, Greenpeace, WWF Indonesia and the Rainforest Action Network filed a formal complaint with the Forest Stewardship Council about association with the APRIL Group. In accordance with the …
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