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36,887 CoC certificates
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NEWSROOM
The latest news and views from FSC, plus related forestry industry updates

Webinar Series: “Controlled Wood Implementation”

3 July 2018 · FSC will host three 90-minute webinars in English.
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Seeking candidates for the FSC Motions Committee

We Need More Applicants from Members to Develop Our Policy on Conversion of Forests

3 July 2018 · Six positions for a two-year project are open: We are seeking people with practical experience in forest and landscape restoration, integrated landscape management, and social and economic …
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Momentum Continues Towards Harmonizing HCV Management Practices Throughout the FSC System

3 July 2018 · In late June in Bonn, a group of technical experts working on advancing best practices for managing and maintaining high conservation values (HCVs) in FSC-certified forests identified case studies …
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New International Generic Indicators (IGIS) are Effective Immediately

3 July 2018 · Effective 1 July 2018 are a set of international generic indicators (IGIs) that address the International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions principles; intact forest landscapes; free, prior, and …
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FSC Denmark Publishes New National Forest Stewardship Standard

3 July 2018 · Denmark becomes the latest country to publish a national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the
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Half Year FSC Risk Assessments Update

3 July 2018 · We assessed the risk of sourcing controlled material in 31 countries, and are in the process of evaluating 28 more by the end of 2019.
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FSC Conducts Investigations on Charcoal Producers

2 July 2018 · Bonn, July 2, 2018.- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has been carrying out exhaustive investigations of European charcoal producers and traders following allegations that some companies could be …
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New FSC Risk Assessments Available

27 June 2018 · Approved FSC risk assessments for Chile, Japan and Swaziland are now available.
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FSC Welcomes Voluntary Guidelines for Forest Concessions in the Tropics

22 June 2018 · In May 2018, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published voluntary guidelines for governments and all other stakeholders to “promote the sustainable management of …
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FSC Establishes FPIC Working Group

20 June 2018 · Six international members and a representative of an accredited FSC certification body will revise our guide on how to obtain free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) within the scope of
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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.