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35,160 CoC certificates
1,596 FM/CoC certificates

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

FSC Seeks Candidates for a Technical Working Group to Revise Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups

18 September 2018 · We are seeking candidates with practical experience in managing groups (especially small forest owner groups or community forests) and auditing forest management standards, for an eighteen-month …
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Group Standard Revision Begins

18 September 2018 · After 10 years of use, the Secretariat will revise FSC-STD-30-005 V1-1 FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups with the aim of making it more …
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Introducing FSC-PRO-30-006 FSC Ecosystem Services Procedure

18 September 2018 · Introductory webinars on the new procedure are available for forest managers, FSC-accredited certification bodies, and general stakeholders.
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FSC risk assessments for Portugal and Spain are now available

12 September 2018 · FSC risk assessments are used to determine the risk of an organization obtaining material from unacceptable wood sources when sourcing controlled wood.
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How Long Should an Audit by an FSC-Accredited Certification Body Take?

12 September 2018 · New advice for certification bodies defines the time auditors have to spend for a forest management audit.
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FSC to conduct an additional analysis on the Korindo case

7 September 2018 · Bonn, 7 September 2018 - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will conduct an additional analysis of the Korindo case to seek clarifications around the specific allegations of destruction of high …
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Join Our Webinar on Revised FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders

4 September 2018 · FSC recently opened a consultation on the second draft of the revised FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders. We will also hold online webinars to outline the main changes of the …
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FSC Risk Assessments for China, Myanmar, and Norway are now Available

28 August 2018 · FSC risk assessments are used to determine the risk of an organization obtaining material from unacceptable wood sources when sourcing controlled wood.
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Controlled Wood Third Quarter 2018 Updates

28 August 2018 · Since our last update, more than half of risk assessments are ready and a draft strategy about the future of ‘FSC …
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New Interpretations of Controlled Wood Standards Now Available

28 August 2018 · New interpretations regarding controlled wood for both chain of custody standards and controlled wood standards are available, and are effective from 20 August 2018.
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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.