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35,978 CoC certificates
1,594 FM/CoC certificates

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

“Forests have changed our lives”

29 November 2018 · A group of Tanzanian villagers have seen their living conditions considerably improved. How did this change happen? Quite simply, the community worked hard on preserving a local tree called …
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FSC Risk Assessments for Russia, the United Kingdom, and Uruguay are Now Available

11 December 2018 · Effective 11 December 2018, organizations seeking to source controlled wood from Russia, the United Kingdom, or Uruguay are required to use the latest FSC risk assessments to conform with standard …
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FSC Establishes the ILO CoC Technical Working Group

10 December 2018 · Six members will develop the accreditation requirements for FSC-STD-20-011 V4-0 EN FSC Chain of Custody …
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NOTIFICATION: Publication of Malaysia National Forest Stewardship Standard on Hold

7 December 2018 · The FSC International Performance and Standards Unit (PSU) kindly asks that all relevant stakeholders put the use of the FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) of Malaysia on hold until …
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6 December 2018 · FSC has suspended the trademark license agreement (TLA) of FSC chain-of-custody certificate holder Mariusz Skrobot (NC-COC-026650) following an investigation by Accreditation Services International …
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FSC Establishes Technical Working Group for Group Certification Standard Revision

4 December 2018 · Seven technical experts will revise the FSC-STD-30-005 V1-1 FSC Standard for Group Entities in …
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Controlled wood strategy process extended to March 2019

4 December 2018 · On 5 November 2018, the controlled wood strategy process advisory group recently requested that the FSC International Board of Directors extend the deadline for publishing the
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FSC joins the Global Landscapes Forum as Charter Member

1 December 2018 · The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has joined forces with the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) as a Charter Member, fortifying its commitment towards tackling the challenges of forest restoration and …
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FSC risk assessment for Finland is now available

27 November 2018 · Effective 27 November 2018, organizations seeking to source controlled wood from Finland are required to use the latest FSC risk assessment to conform with standard
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FSC Can Contribute to Solve Forestry Issues in Ukraine

27 November 2018 · FSC Ukraine and other Ukrainian organizations jointly organized an international research conference to address challenges faced by the Ukraine forestry sector, and also to explore the opportunity FSC …
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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.