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36,589 CoC certificates
1,591 FM/CoC certificates

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

Transaction Verification in Paulownia Supply Chains

19 February 2019 · Wood from the paulownia tree has been identified as posing a high risk for false FSC claims following allegations of inaccurate claims in paulownia supply chains. Consequently, FSC will introduce …
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FSC suspends 7 trademark license agreements in the Ukraine

18 February 2019 · Bonn, 18.02.2019 – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has suspended the trademark license agreements of 7 FSC chain-of-custody certificate holders processing …
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Southern US Certificate Holders Wanted for Pilot Test

14 February 2019 · Under the banner of the New Approaches for Smallholders and Communities Certification project, FSC is looking for four certificate holders in the Southern United States, interested in participating in …
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Vote for the Elm of Navajas

14 February 2019 · Join FSC in voting for the Elm of Navajas to win the European Tree of the Year Competition. The competition, which searches for a European tree with the most interesting story.
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FSC Risk Assessment for Indonesia is Now Available

5 February 2019 · Effective 5 February 2019, organizations seeking to source controlled wood from Indonesia are required to use the latest FSC risk …
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Spanish consumers trust FSC to ensure their purchases help preserve forests

31 January 2019 · Globescan, a consultant that specializes in public opinion surveys, conducted a study of the Spanish market. It confirms that although climate change is the Spaniards’ main environmental concern, …
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FSC Statement on new ISO Standard 38200

30 January 2019 · The International Standardization Organization (ISO) recently published Standard 38200 related to the Chain of Custody (CoC) of Wood and Wood-based products. FSC has been involved in its formulation …
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Developing the First Regional Standard for Smallholders in Asia Pacific

29 January 2019 · For the first time, FSC is developing a forest management standard tailored to a specific audience: smallholders in Asia Pacific. The standard will be drafted by December 2019 and will include a …
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Simplifying Access to FSC Certification for Latin American Smallholders and Communities

29 January 2019 · Smallholders, communities, and standard development groups participated in numerous workshops across Latin America over the past year. The aim was to discuss how FSC could develop a simplified way for …
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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.