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Facts & Figures

200,750,275 ha certified
34,490 CoC certificates
1,584 FM/CoC certificates

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

Side Meetings Programme Now Available

11 July 2017 · Over 40 side meetings will be organized at the 2017 FSC General Assembly. Have a look at our programme and start planning your schedule now!
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Changes to the Directive on FSC Controlled Wood

30 June 2017 · FSC announces changes to the controlled wood requirements related to timber legality legislation in the Directive on FSC Controlled Wood. You can find the directive
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Register now! FSC general assembly regular registration fee ends 31 July

30 June 2017 · The regular registration fee for the 2017 FSC General Assembly will end on 31 July. Register now to take advantage of the discount.
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Vancouver: It’s so much more than a city

28 June 2017 · Vancouver, the location for the 2017 FSC GA, is a city filled with diverse people, an even greater diversity of activities, and feasts for not only your eyes, but your taste buds too.
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FSC’s Market Share 2016

27 June 2017 · The first estimates of FSC’s presence in the forest products supply chain are now available for 2016.
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A Sustainable Community: Keeping forests and tribal culture alive

20 June 2017 · FSC’s responsible forest management approach revives degraded forests and improves the livelihoods of Indigenous Peoples in north-east India.
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Transaction verification to be introduced in bamboo supply chains

20 June 2017 · Mandatory transaction verification of the bamboo supply chain will be introduced in the second half of 2017, due to discoveries of inaccuracies.
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FSC to provide webinars on FSC Conditions Framework for Schweighofer Group roadmap process

9 June 2017 · 9 June, 2017 - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is organizing a webinar in English and Romanian on 19 June 2017 to introduce stakeholders to the content of the consultation on the Conditions …
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69 million ha of forests worldwide currently have double FSC and PEFC certification

9 June 2017 · FSC and PEFC have agreed to jointly collect and publish data on double certification starting from the year 2016 onwards.
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FSC accepts Policy for Association Complaint filed by Mighty Earth against Korindo Group

7 June 2017 · Bonn, 7 June, 2017 - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has formally accepted a Policy for Association (PfA) complaint submitted by Mighty Earth against Korindo Group (Korindo) for …
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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.