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Facts & Figures

201,323,847 ha certified
35,749 CoC certificates
1,603 FM/CoC certificates

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

Controlled Wood Risk Assessment Public Consultation:  May 2018

3 April 2018 · All stakeholders will be invited to provide feedback on the draft FSC risk assessment for Papua New Guinea.
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FSC statement about Greenpeace International

26 March 2018 · FSC International and Greenpeace International move on to a new phase of stakeholder relationship
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FSC calls on companies to ensure EUTR due diligence for timber imports

22 March 2018 · Comment by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) on a recent article published in Mongabay under the headline FSC-certified timber importer failed to check legality of shipment from Cameroon.
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Enabling alternative livelihood through responsible forestry

19 March 2018 · Bananas stretch across the land, meeting neat rows of maize that yield enough for Fred Muwalampya to pay school fees for 10 children. He’s also building a brick house and plans to buy a car. “My …
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FSC International Bonn – Move to New Offices

14 March 2018 · As we have grown over the past few years, we had to move some staff members to a second office space a few years ago.
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Participate in Our Stakeholder Consultation on Joint Control Measures for Central Europe

13 March 2018 · Comment and actively engage in stakeholder consultation on control measures for identified risks in Central Europe, namely Slovakia, from 13th March 2018 – 31st March 2018.
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Do You Have Questions and Concerns About the Implementation of the New Controlled Wood Standard (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-1)? – Join Our Webinar

12 March 2018 · We will address concerns about the new requirements of the Standard Requirements for sourcing FSC Controlled Wood (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-1), including issues regarding implementation, …
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Seeking Input on How to Obtain Free, Prior, and Informed Consent

12 March 2018 · During the period 2 March to 2 May 2018, we are gathering stakeholder feedback on our seven steps to obtaining free, prior, and informed consent from Indigenous Peoples, traditional …
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FSC Portugal Publishes National Forest Stewardship Standard

12 March 2018 · Portugal becomes the fourth country to publish a national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the FSC Principles and Criteria. The standard will be effective from 25 …
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Kyrgyz smallholder group gets first FSC NTFP certification in Central Asia

9 March 2018 · (Bonn, 09 March 2018) – A group of 52 smallholders recently obtained the first FSC certification delivered for non-timber forest products (NTFPs) in Central Asia. Their products are sold under the …
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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.