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199,966,517 ha certified
38,542 CoC certificates
1,638 FM/CoC certificates

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

Second public consultation launched on FSC Advice note on minor components

7 August 2012 · The second draft FSC Advice note on the termination of minor components exemptions is open for public consultation.
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The use of wood and fiber testing to support FSC certification

2 August 2012 · Recently, the media has been abuzz with stories of illegal wood making its way into mainstream products. Recent legislative changes in Europe and the United States will go some way to crack down on …
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FSC certified forest area in Germany set double by 2014

2 August 2012 · Last year was an important year, politically-speaking for the Forest Stewardship Council in Germany. In several federal states the political landscape changed with the election of more …
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IEA Bioenergy strategic study of certification systems

1 August 2012 · The International Energy Agency (IEA) Bioenergy organisation has launched an online survey that is part of a global study by IEA Bioenergy to make recommendations for improving the effectiveness of …
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Kim Carstensen

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) appoints new Director General

24 July 2012 · The international Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is pleased to announce that Kim Carstensen has been appointed FSC Director General, starting October 1st.
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FSC Italia Design Award 2012

FSC Italy announces design competition honours

20 July 2012 · FSC Italy is pleased to announce the winners of its first design award The Forest in a Room, a competition for designing with FSC-certified furniture. With 116 design projects submitted, the award …
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FSC’s M&E Programme shares values with researchers and experts at the D5 IUFRO conference

20 July 2012 · At IUFRO All-Division 5 (D5) conference, the FSC Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) programme explained how FSC works to experts and researchers from around the world, and answered questions about FSC …
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Public Consultation launched on Forestry Contractor Certification

19 July 2012 · FSC will collect stakeholder feedback on the Discussion Paper and, together with the results of the CeFCo Project, will decide to develop or not a policy regarding FSC forestry contractor …
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JELD-WEN obtains Forest Stewardship Council TM (FSC TM) multi-site certification

JELD-WEN obtains Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) multi-site certification

17 July 2012 · European door manufacturer JELD-WEN recently became FSC chain-of-custody and controlled wood certified. The multi-site certificate covers JELD-WEN’s European operations.
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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.