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200,270,955 ha certified
35,412 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.

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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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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