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201,187,455 ha certified
35,614 CoC certificates
1,601 FM/CoC certificates

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

New Risk Assessments Now Available

19 December 2017 · Approved FSC risk assessments for India, Lao People´s Democratic Republic, Republic of Korea, and Ukraine are now available.
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FSC Participates in Global Landscapes Forum

19 December 2017 · The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will be participating in the annual Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) which this year will be held in Bonn on 19-20 December 2017.
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FSC statement on EIA report about the Schweighofer Group

7 December 2017 · (Bonn, 7 December 2017) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is aware of a new report and video released by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) about illegal logging in the Rodna National …
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Development of a Joint Control Measures Project for Central Europe

5 December 2017 · FSC is facilitating a stakeholder-driven process to develop a universal set of voluntary FSC risk-assessment control measures for Central Europe. If you are a controlled wood stakeholder concerned …
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Controlled Wood Risk Assessment Public Consultation: 15 January 2018

5 December 2017 · All stakeholders will be invited to provide feedback on risk assessments Slovenia, Hungary, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Argentina, Honduras, and Peru. Spanish language versions of the risk assessments …
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Modification of Auditing Rules for the Revised Controlled Wood Standard

28 November 2017 · FSC announces a new advice note (FSC-ADV-20-011-09) in the FSC Directive on Chain of Custody …
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FSC Italy Publishes National Forest Stewardship Standard

21 November 2017 · Italy becomes the third country to publish a national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the
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Creating incentives for certificate holders: Ecosystem Services Procedure and Guidance open for consultation

21 November 2017 · The second draft of the Ecosystem Services Procedure and the first draft of the Guidance will be open for consultation from 24 November to 23 December 2017.
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FSC Publishes Revised Trademark Standard

20 November 2017 · The FSC International Board of Directors has approved the revised Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 (V2-0) Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by certificate holders. The …
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FSC announces the Bonn Initiative at COP23

16 November 2017 · FSC, IKEA of Sweden and SIG support the development of scientifically rigorous methodologies to quantify the climate benefits of FSC certification
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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.