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195,744,098 ha certified
33,424 CoC certificates
1,513 FM/CoC certificates

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

Suspension

Accreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended certification body Bureau Veritas from issuing FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) and Forest Management (FM) certificates worldwide.

24 October 2016 · The suspension came into effect last 19 October 2016 and it restricts Bureau Veritas' ability to continue to offer and provide FSC accredited CoC and FM certification.
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Global dairy company, Arla, highlights the role of FSC

18 October 2016 · In September, international dairy cooperative Arla launched a campaign to give more visibility to FSC on its eco-friendly packaging in Denmark.
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First Public Consultation Now Open on FSC Policy for Association Due Diligence and Evaluation Procedures

17 October 2016 · FSC International invites your participation in the first public consultation of revised versions of the two procedures used to implement the FSC Policy for Association (PfA): the [i]PfA Due …
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Update: Chain of Custody Standard public consultation

14 October 2016 · The third public consultation on the FSC-STD-40-004 Chain of Custody Certification standard ended on 31 August 2016. The valuable feedback supplied by over 500 participants, 72 per cent of whom …
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Motion 65 IFLs Advice Note: Open for Consultation

14 October 2016 · Last month, after extensive stakeholder feedback, the FSC International Board of Directors decided to revise the default indicator in …
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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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