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


19 October 2018 · The purpose of the survey is understanding the potential impact of incorporating International Labour Organization (ILO) requirements to chain-of-custody certification on certificate holders.
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Participate Now: Public Consultation on FSC Risk Assessment for Thailand

17 October 2018 · A draft FSC risk assessment for Thailand is open for consultation from 15 October to 13 November 2018.
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Putting the “green” in greengrocer: German Grocers increase their commitment to FSC!

16 October 2018 · Grocery shopping in Germany just got a lot greener. Leading retailers Lidl, Aldi, and Edeka recently published their purchasing guidelines, focusing on the procurement of FSC-certified paper and wood.
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FSC Partners with the 2018 Sustainable Fashion Awards

16 October 2018 · FSC is proud to be associated with the Sustainable Fashion Awards, an event that honors designers and brands leading the way to a greener fashion.
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FSC Friday Celebrations All Around the World

15 October 2018 · On Friday 28 September, FSC-certified businesses, FSC members, schools and organizations all around the world
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12 October 2018 · The policy will set rules for the conversion of natural forest-related ecosystems to plantations or other land uses.
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Seeking candidates for the FSC Motions Committee

FSC Seeks Experts to Incorporate ILO Criteria and Indicators into Chain-of-Custody Standards

9 October 2018 · We are seeking candidates for a technical working group and consultative forum. The deadline for applications is 30 October 2018.
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FSC-certified wood doubles its market share in Belgium between 2012 and 2016

9 October 2018 · The Belgian Federal Environment Service conducted a market survey to assess the market share of certified timber and paper products in Belgium. The results show that the proportion of FSC-certified …
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Incorporating ILO Criteria and Indicators into Chain-of-Custody Standards Begins

26 September 2018 · Stay informed on our latest milestones, key results and public consultations.
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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.