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Final countdown: Just five days left for our early GA registration discount!

12 May 2017 · Our early registration discount is ending next Monday – 15 May. We are offering a discount of 150 Euros to those who register for the event before the deadline. Register now to pay less!
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The First Public Consultation on Demonstrating the Impact of Forest Stewardship on Ecosystem Services Ends Soon

10 May 2017 · We have made a procedural document for certificate holders and a discussion paper on market tools and trademark use available for feedback from stakeholders. The consultation period runs from 24 March …
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Consultation Open: Controlled Wood Strategy

9 May 2017 · In order to further develop the controlled wood strategy, FSC is holding an open consultation following the outcome of the recent Controlled Wood Global Strategy Workshop (28 February to 2 March …
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FSC Starts Stakeholder Engagement on Roadmap Process for the Schweighofer Group after Disassociation Case

4 May 2017 · 4 May, 2017 - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has gathered a group of international and national stakeholders in Bucharest (Romania) from 3 to 4 May 2017 to begin the stakeholder engagement …
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ASI Lifts Suspension of Bureau Veritas

3 May 2017 · 3 May, 2017 - Effective on 28 April 2017, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of certification body Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS after the company has …
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New Controlled Wood risk assessments open for stakeholder consultation

2 May 2017 · All stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on risk assessments for Argentina, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Guatemala, and Republic of Korea. The consultation will be open until 31 May …
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ASI lifts suspension of NEPCon

21 April 2017 · 21 April, 2017.- Effective on 19 April 2017, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of certification body NEPCon OÜ after it has been able to successfully address and …
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National Forest Stewardship Standards: A call for submissions from standard development groups

18 April 2017 · FSC is calling on standard development groups (SDGs) to help identify problems related to the normative framework for national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) development and act on them. We are …
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The second public consultation on the revised trademark standard ends in two weeks.

12 April 2017 · All stakeholders are invited to comment on the second draft of the Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 – Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders – through our …
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Safeguarding the Environment

12 April 2017 · The state government of Tamil Nadu, Southern India, has established an enterprise to re-create waste in a circular economy. Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) manufactures paper from farm …
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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.