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32,414 CoC certificates
1,492 FM/CoC certificates

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

Social Chamber Member Needed for Chain of Custody Working Group

17 May 2016 · An FSC member from the social chamber (North or South) is needed to fill a vacant position on the working group revising the chain of custody (CoC) standard.
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FSC Re-examines the 1994 Rule for Plantations

10 May 2016 · Following the passage of Motion 12 at the 2014 General Assembly in Seville, …
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FSC Seeks to Fill Five Posts on the Policy and Standards Committee

10 May 2016 · The Policy and Standards Committee (PSC), a six-person advising committee to the FSC Board of Directors, is seeking five members to serve a three-year term starting in July 2016. Application deadline …
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Viktor Pankratov makes Russian smallholder history

9 May 2016 · April 5 2016 was a big day for Viktor Pankratov. This was when he received his FSC Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification, making history by becoming the very first Russian smallholder …
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Risk Assessments for Bulgaria, Denmark, Myanmar, Slovakia, and Viet Nam Open for Consultation

3 May 2016 · FSC International is inviting all interested stakeholders to provide their feedback on new risk assessments – for Bulgaria, Denmark, Myanmar, Slovakia and Viet Nam – between 1 and 31 May 2016.
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Dispute resolution programme update – April 2016

3 May 2016 · The FSC dispute resolution programme processed a total of five cases in Q1 2016.
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HCV Manager’s Guide: Draft Released for First Consultation

3 May 2016 · New guide to managing high conservation values in FSC-certified forests open for consultation from 3 May until 2 July.
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Draft Intact Forest Landscape Indicators for National FSC Standards Released for Public Consultation

3 May 2016 · Draft of new intact forest landscape indicators open for consultation from 3 May until 2 July.
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Updated List of Approved National Group Chain of Custody Eligibility Criteria Now Available

28 April 2016 · On 25 March 2016, in the context of its National Group Chain of Custody Eligibility Criteria, FSC approved a new definition of a ‘small’ enterprise in Italy.
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UEFA unveils FSC-certified EURO 2016 tickets

26 April 2016 · As the EURO 2016 football tournament approaches, UEFA – the governing body of European football – and EURO 2016 SAS – the body responsible for the operational aspects of the tournament – have …
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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.