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196,970,438 ha certified
35,978 CoC certificates
1,594 FM/CoC certificates

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

FSC welcomes support for forest certification in sustainable development goals

10 April 2014 · Next year, the United Nations (UN) will adopt a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A working group of governments is drafting a list of goals and targets for presentation to the UN …
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FSC to Establish Roadmap for Re-Association with Danzer Group

3 April 2014 · Bonn, Germany - The International Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to enter into negotiations with the Danzer Group about final steps to be completed before …
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Statement by Forest Stewardship Council on lifting of suspension of FSC Certification for Swedwood Karelia

11 March 2014 · Bonn, Germany - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) welcomes the withdrawal of the suspension of Swedwood Karelia’s FSC certificate by its certification body, the Rainforest Alliance.
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FSC Online Claims Platform Information Website Launched

14 February 2014 · Bonn, Germany - A new website containing information about FSC’s soon to be opened Online Claims Platform (OCP) was launched today at ocp-info.fsc.org
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Forests need special place in Sustainable Development Goals

4 February 2014 · NEW YORK -- Next year, the United Nations (UN) will adopt a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which expire in 2015. The SDGs need to …
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Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) launches leading initiative to Strengthen Aboriginal Peoples’ Rights in Canadian Forests

29 January 2014 · Rigorously applying Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) to FSC’s standards for Forest Management
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Update on Possible Re-Association of Danzer

23 January 2014 · Key documents in the context of Danzer’s potential re-association with FSC are now available on the FSC website.
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New EU Directives a Step Forward for Green Public Procurement

21 January 2014 · Bonn, 15 January 2014 – Three new Public Procurement Directives approved today by the European Parliament will allow public authorities in Europe to base their purchasing decisions on …
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Sustainable Development Goals Must Include Sustainable Public Procurement Practices

9 January 2014 · New York, 8 January 2014 – Sustainable public procurement must be one of the tools to address minimizing negative environmental and social impacts from society’s production and consumption.
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