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33,954 CoC certificates
1,568 FM/CoC certificates

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NEWSROOM
The latest news and views from FSC, plus related forestry industry updates

WEBINARS: FSC and GlobeScan on targeting untapped global consumer demand for sustainably sourced products

9 May 2018 · FSC is hosting a series of webinars to discuss the results of the consumer research we conducted with GlobeScan. Join us on 29 May or 6 June to find out more about finding and engaging …
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Reminder: Participate in the Group Standards Revision Needs Survey

23 May 2018 · The Survey to Evaluate Needs in the Revision of the Group Standard FSC-STD-30-005 V1-1 is still open until the 12th of June 2018.
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Second Consultation Now Open: Policy on the Use of Pesticides

22 May 2018 · A revised policy on the use of chemical pesticides in FSC-certified forests is open for consultation from 15 May to 15 July 2018.
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FSC Seeks Working Group Members with Conversion, Conservation, Restoration, and Socio-Economic Restitution Experience

22 May 2018 · Six positions for a two-year project are open: We are seeking people with practical experience in forest and landscape restoration, integrated landscape management, and social and economic …
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FSC Seeks to Fill Three Posts on the Policy and Standards Committee

22 May 2018 · International members representing the interests of the environmental South, social North, and economic South are encouraged to apply for a four-year term in the policy and standards …
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New Ecosystem Services Procedure Launched Today

22 May 2018 · The FSC Ecosystem Services Procedure FSC-PRO-30-006, an initiative to create incentives for the preservation of valuable ecosystem services in responsibly managed forests, was launched today. This is …
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New FSC risk assessments available

8 May 2018 · Approved FSC risk assessments for the Czech Republic, France, Malaysia, Poland, Sweden, and Turkey are now available.
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‘New Approaches’ Advances Smallholder and Community Certification in Chile

8 May 2018 · In the new FSC Chile office, stakeholders discussed a path for smallholders and communities to achieve FSC certification known as ‘continuous improvement’.
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We Need More Applicants For FPIC Working Group

7 May 2018 · International members are encouraged to apply for a two-year project to develop a guide on a central social issue in the forestry industry: free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC).
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New dates for the webinars on BM77

7 May 2018 · FSC will organize webinars between 15 and 18 May to discuss the decisions taken at the latest Board Meeting 77 (BM77). The webinars were initially planned from 26 April, but were rescheduled to give …
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Keeping up with all the latest information about forest management and certification can be difficult. That’s why we collect it for you in our newsroom. The newsroom is where you’ll find news from FSC, as well as information about developments in the wider forestry industry. It’s also home to The Root of the Matter, the monthly blog from FSC Director General Kim Carstensen.