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196,146,416 ha certified
36,204 CoC certificates
1,580 FM/CoC certificates

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

Participate in the Controlled Wood Strategy Consultation Now

16 July 2018 · A draft controlled wood strategy is open for stakeholder feedback 16 July to 17 September 2018.
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From the Forest to the Catwalk: FSC is the Preferred Certification for Forest-Based Fabrics

12 July 2018 · Environmental non-profit Canopy and FSC are leading the charge for change in the fashion industry.
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FSC attends the UN High Level Political Forum on SDGs

6 July 2018 · FSC certification’s contribution to achieving SDGs
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Controlled Wood Strategy: Public Consultation and Webinar

3 July 2018 · Following the controlled wood strategy workshop …
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Webinar Series: “Controlled Wood Implementation”

3 July 2018 · FSC will host three 90-minute webinars in English.
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Seeking candidates for the FSC Motions Committee

We Need More Applicants from Members to Develop Our Policy on Conversion of Forests

3 July 2018 · Six positions for a two-year project are open: We are seeking people with practical experience in forest and landscape restoration, integrated landscape management, and social and economic …
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Momentum Continues Towards Harmonizing HCV Management Practices Throughout the FSC System

3 July 2018 · In late June in Bonn, a group of technical experts working on advancing best practices for managing and maintaining high conservation values (HCVs) in FSC-certified forests identified case studies …
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New International Generic Indicators (IGIS) are Effective Immediately

3 July 2018 · Effective 1 July 2018 are a set of international generic indicators (IGIs) that address the International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions principles; intact forest landscapes; free, prior, and …
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FSC Denmark Publishes New National Forest Stewardship Standard

3 July 2018 · Denmark becomes the latest country to publish a national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the
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Half Year FSC Risk Assessments Update

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.
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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.