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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.

Press Release: Global consumers want business to solve environmental problems

18 November 2013 · LONDON, England, 18 November 2013 – Many of the world’s consumers lay the responsibility of solving the global environmental crisis mostly at the door of businesses. In addition, consumers better …
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Press Release: FSC joins the European Tropical Timber Coalition (EU STTC)

7 November 2013 · Joining efforts to increase the value of responsible forestry in the tropics
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Danish governement commits to procurement of responsible wood and paper

7 November 2013 · COPENHAGEN – Years of hard work by Danish NGOs and companies has finally paid off. The Danish Ministry of the Environment recently declared that it would now be mandatory for the State’s public …
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FSC Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting

Press Release: FSC Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting

5 November 2013 · OTTAWA – The Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee (PIPC) held its inaugural meeting to explore ways to strengthen and renew engagement of Indigenous Peoples in the Forest Stewardship Council …
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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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