FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

198,288,871 ha certified
33,087 CoC certificates
1,504 FM/CoC certificates

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

FSC certifies school in Canada

FSC certification for school in Canada

4 October 2016 · Some called it a pipedream, but for Shawnigan Lake School, seeking FSC certification was the most natural thing in the world.
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Update: Development of the FSC Ecosystem Services Procedure

20 September 2016 · FSC is creating incentives to preserve valuable ecosystem services in responsibly managed forests, by developing two new tools for certificate holders to access emerging markets for these services.
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FSC Controlled Wood Strategy podcast available for download

20 September 2016 · The Controlled Wood strategy process, headed by the FSC Board Strategy Planning committee, is now underway! If you are confused about the current state of Controlled Wood (CW), or just want to know …
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Take part in the 2016 FSC Global Market Survey

13 September 2016 · FSC is calling on certificate holders and trademark service licence holders to participate in its 2016 Global Market Survey. We would like to thank those who have already completed the survey – your …
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FSC: A Tool to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

6 September 2016 · FSC certification, standards, and practices can be a robust and effective tool to help achieve many of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that were adopted in 2015.
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Forests For All Forever – driving consumer demand for sustainability through meaningful Marketing

6 September 2016 · At this year’s Sustainable Brands in Cape Town, Tetra Pak, South African Airways, and FSC have come together to share some views on the importance of building the necessary market demand from …
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Take a moment to complete the 2016 FSC Global Market Survey

1 September 2016 · FSC is calling on certificate holders and trademark service licence holders to participate in its recently launched 2016 Global Market Survey.
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A river of life flows through this forest community

29 August 2016 · The mighty Rio Coco River is the heart of the Chorotega people in the San José de Cusmapa area of northern Nicaragua. Their very survival is in tune with its life-giving beat.
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Incorporating Gender Equality in National Forest Stewardship Standards

29 August 2016 · With the release of a new guidance document on gender equality, empowering women in the workplace is expected to take centre stage in FSC’s national forest standards.
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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.