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195,860,027 ha certified
32,414 CoC certificates
1,492 FM/CoC certificates

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

FSC Publishes New Training Requirements for Certification Bodies

1 April 2016 · On 1 April 2016, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) published a new procedure document, FSC-PRO-20-004 V 1-0 General Requirements for an FSC Training Programme. It becomes effective on the same …
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Scale, Intensity, and Risk Guideline Approved

1 April 2016 · On 23 March 2016, FSC approved a new guideline on scale, intensity, and risk (SIR). This is an important step towards the gradual transfer of all FSC forest management standards to the FSC Principles …
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Join Our Webinar To Learn About Controlled Wood Due Diligence and Supply Chains

31 March 2016 · We would like to invite interested all staff to our next webinar, part three in a series dedicated to the revised controlled wood standard, FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0 Due Diligence and Supply Chains.
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FSC Has Reached 30,000 Chain of Custody Certificates!

30 March 2016 · FSC reached 30,000 certificates in the supply chain – an impressive milestone that couldn’t have been achieved without the support of all our members and stakeholders.
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Attention Certification Bodies: FSC Publishes New Accreditation Standard for Chain of Custody Evaluations

30 March 2016 · The FSC International Board of Directors has approved FSC-STD-20-011 V3-0 Chain of Custody Evaluations, which will be effective from 1 July 2016. The standard outlines requirements for …
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Update on revision of FSC-STD-50-001 Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders

29 March 2016 · The public consultation on the first draft of FSC-STD-50-001 Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders is complete. FSC …
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Deadline Extended: Seeking Technical Advisors to the FSC Pesticides Committee

23 March 2016 · The Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) at FSC International is pleased to invite experts on pesticides and integrated pest management in forests to submit their applications today.
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The Forest Stewardship Council Has a New Board Chairperson

23 March 2016 · 23 March 2016 (Bonn, Germany) – Indonesian trade unionist, Rulita Wijayaningdyah, has been appointed as the Chairperson of the International Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council …
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Italy Approves Green Public Procurement Law

22 March 2016 · As of February 2016, a new law requires all Italian public authorities …
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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.