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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

Translations of trademark training course available for certificate holders

15 November 2018 · Spanish, French and Mandarin versions of the FSC trademark training course are now online, together with an English version that was launched earlier this year. The course explains …
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The Share of Sustainable Wood: Data on FSC’s Presence in Global Wood Production

14 November 2018 · A recent analysis across FSC forest management audit reports revealed that approximately 423 million cubic meters of wood are harvested per year in FSC-certified forests around the world.
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FSC-certified alternatives to single-use plastics

13 November 2018 · FSC Belgium organized a conference on FSC-certified alternatives to single-use plastics at the Empack …
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Open for Consultation: Chain-of-Custody Project Certification

13 November 2018 · Stakeholders are invited to comment on revised draft standards FSC-STD-40-006 Chain of Custody Standard for Project Certification and FSC-STD-20-011Chain of Custody …
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New Procedure and Guide aims to Streamline National Forest Stewardship Standards

8 November 2018 · ADAM, born from the FSC Global Strategic Plan 2015-2020, will help standard development groups to focus on the issues that matter most to our stakeholders.
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Complete the 2018 FSC Global Market Survey

6 November 2018 · FSC calls on certificate holders and trademark service licence holders to participate in the 2018 Global Market Survey.
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FSC Certification is Moving Towards Digitalization – Join us

6 November 2018 · As part of its drive to reduce costs and increase credibility, FSC has taken the first steps to develop robust digital solutions to certification over the next five years.
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How one man’s labour of love led to a sustainable construction breakthrough in Japan

30 October 2018 · Some would simply refer to it as the first FSC Project Certification for a newly constructed detached house in Japan. But for those who labored shoulder to shoulder to construct the house, it will …
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The New Approaches project presentation to Family Forest Workshop in US

30 October 2018 · The New Approaches project engaged family foresters and partners in the United States to update on project activities and pilot activities to benefit smallholders and communities.
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30 October 2018 · We assessed the risk of sourcing controlled material in 36 countries and are in the process of evaluating 23 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.