FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

198,985,183 ha certified
33,934 CoC certificates
1,546 FM/CoC certificates

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

FSC International Bonn – Move to New Offices

14 March 2018 · As we have grown over the past few years, we had to move some staff members to a second office space a few years ago.
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Participate in Our Stakeholder Consultation on Joint Control Measures for Central Europe

13 March 2018 · Comment and actively engage in stakeholder consultation on control measures for identified risks in Central Europe, namely Slovakia, from 13th March 2018 – 31st March 2018.
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Do You Have Questions and Concerns About the Implementation of the New Controlled Wood Standard (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-1)? – Join Our Webinar

12 March 2018 · We will address concerns about the new requirements of the Standard Requirements for sourcing FSC Controlled Wood (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-1), including issues regarding implementation, …
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Seeking Input on How to Obtain Free, Prior, and Informed Consent

12 March 2018 · During the period 2 March to 2 May 2018, we are gathering stakeholder feedback on our seven steps to obtaining free, prior, and informed consent from Indigenous Peoples, traditional …
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FSC Portugal Publishes National Forest Stewardship Standard

12 March 2018 · Portugal becomes the fourth country to publish a national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the FSC Principles and Criteria. The standard will be effective from 25 …
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Kyrgyz smallholder group gets first FSC NTFP certification in Central Asia

9 March 2018 · (Bonn, 09 March 2018) – A group of 52 smallholders recently obtained the first FSC certification delivered for non-timber forest products (NTFPs) in Central Asia. Their products are sold under the …
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Submit Your Comments on Revised Trademark Standard by 15 March

6 March 2018 · The first public consultation on the revised trademark standard for non-certificate holders (FSC-STD-50-002 V2-0) ends on 15 March 2018. Comments must be submitted through our online consultation …
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Revised trademark standard for certificate holders is now effective

1 March 2018 · Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 (V2-0) Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by certificate holders becomes effective today, 1 March 2018. Certificate holders are now able …
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Publication of Advice Notes for Revised CoC Standard

27 February 2018 · After the publication of the revised CoC Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-0) last year, we received a lot of positive feedback from our stakeholders.
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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.