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Facts & Figures

200,188,774 ha certified
33,938 CoC certificates
1,568 FM/CoC certificates

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

A Sustainable Community: Keeping forests and tribal culture alive

20 June 2017 · FSC’s responsible forest management approach revives degraded forests and improves the livelihoods of Indigenous Peoples in north-east India.
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Transaction verification to be introduced in bamboo supply chains

20 June 2017 · Mandatory transaction verification of the bamboo supply chain will be introduced in the second half of 2017, due to discoveries of inaccuracies.
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FSC to provide webinars on FSC Conditions Framework for Schweighofer Group roadmap process

9 June 2017 · 9 June, 2017 - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is organizing a webinar in English and Romanian on 19 June 2017 to introduce stakeholders to the content of the consultation on the Conditions …
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69 million ha of forests worldwide currently have double FSC and PEFC certification

9 June 2017 · FSC and PEFC have agreed to jointly collect and publish data on double certification starting from the year 2016 onwards.
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FSC accepts Policy for Association Complaint filed by Mighty Earth against Korindo Group

7 June 2017 · Bonn, 7 June, 2017 - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has formally accepted a Policy for Association (PfA) complaint submitted by Mighty Earth against Korindo Group (Korindo) for …
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FSC can positively impact your business. Download our Market Info Pack to find out how

30 May 2017 · The FSC Market Info Pack 2016–2017 is now available on our website. This biennial document presents an overview of …
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New WWF Report: Responsible Sourcing of Forest Products is Beneficial for Businesses

29 May 2017 · A new WWF report shows that retail companies that responsibly source forest products are getting numerous concrete business benefits, especially from FSC certification.
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Call for Applications: FSC Youth Correspondent 2017

23 May 2017 · Closing date: 5pm, Friday 14 July 2017 (Bonn, Germany time)
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FSC launches Public Consultation on Conditions Framework for Schweighofer Group

23 May 2017 · The Conditions Framework, available for consultation during 30 days, is part of FSC roadmap process for the Schweighofer Group
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The Borneo Initiative Achieves New Milestone for FSC Certification in Indonesia

23 May 2017 · 17 May, 2017- The Borneo Initiative, a foundation whose mission is to prevent Indonesia’s loss of tropical forests to deforestation or their …
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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.