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

Controlled Wood: New Risk Assessments Now Available

23 May 2017 · With effect 18 May 2017, FSC has approved risk assessments for Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, and Viet Nam.
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UPM and FSC announce a Global Strategic Partnership

17 May 2017 · UPM and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) announce a global strategic partnership to develop solutions for advancing the uptake of FSC in the market.
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Bulgarian National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) Approved

16 May 2017 · The FSC Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) is pleased to announce the approval of an FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) in the Republic of Bulgaria: FSC-STD-BGR-01-2016 Bulgarian …
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Metropolitan France National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) Approved

15 May 2017 · The FSC Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) is pleased to announce the publication of an FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) in France: FSC-STD-FRA-01-2016 Metropolitan France – …
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FSC Roadmap Process on Schweighofer Group Disassociation Case on Track with Completion of First Round of Discussions in Bucharest

12 May 2017 · The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is pleased to announce the establishment of a stakeholder working group involving Romanian and international interest groups representing economic, social and …
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Final countdown: Just five days left for our early GA registration discount!

12 May 2017 · Our early registration discount is ending next Monday – 15 May. We are offering a discount of 150 Euros to those who register for the event before the deadline. Register now to pay less!
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The First Public Consultation on Demonstrating the Impact of Forest Stewardship on Ecosystem Services Ends Soon

10 May 2017 · We have made a procedural document for certificate holders and a discussion paper on market tools and trademark use available for feedback from stakeholders. The consultation period runs from 24 March …
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Consultation Open: Controlled Wood Strategy

9 May 2017 · In order to further develop the controlled wood strategy, FSC is holding an open consultation following the outcome of the recent Controlled Wood Global Strategy Workshop (28 February to 2 March …
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FSC Starts Stakeholder Engagement on Roadmap Process for the Schweighofer Group after Disassociation Case

4 May 2017 · 4 May, 2017 - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has gathered a group of international and national stakeholders in Bucharest (Romania) from 3 to 4 May 2017 to begin the stakeholder engagement …
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ASI Lifts Suspension of Bureau Veritas

3 May 2017 · 3 May, 2017 - Effective on 28 April 2017, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of certification body Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS after the company has …
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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.