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36,462 CoC certificates
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Half Year FSC Risk Assessments Update

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

We assessed the risk of sourcing controlled material in 31 countries, and are in the process of evaluating 28 more by the end of 2019.

 A significant requirement for mixing controlled material into FSC certified supply chains is to determine the risk of including material from unacceptable sources.



31 risk assessments are available

To access all 31 approved risk assessments, click here to be redirected to the document centre.

28 risk assessments are in progress

14 more risk assessments are scheduled for completion in 2018, and 14 are scheduled for 2019. Click here to see the current status of development for all risk assessments, or here to see an overview of risk designations.

Stakeholders can provide comments and feedback on the Centralized National Risk Assessment (CNRA) as results are released per country. Click here to view a list of current consultations.

If you want to learn more, please visit our FSC risk assessment webpage.


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.