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198,993,177 ha certified
32,743 CoC certificates
1,504 FM/CoC certificates

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

Dispute resolution programme update – April 2016

3 May 2016 · The FSC dispute resolution programme processed a total of five cases in Q1 2016.
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HCV Manager’s Guide: Draft Released for First Consultation

3 May 2016 · New guide to managing high conservation values in FSC-certified forests open for consultation from 3 May until 2 July.
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Draft Intact Forest Landscape Indicators for National FSC Standards Released for Public Consultation

3 May 2016 · Draft of new intact forest landscape indicators open for consultation from 3 May until 2 July.
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Updated List of Approved National Group Chain of Custody Eligibility Criteria Now Available

28 April 2016 · On 25 March 2016, in the context of its National Group Chain of Custody Eligibility Criteria, FSC approved a new definition of a ‘small’ enterprise in Italy.
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UEFA unveils FSC-certified EURO 2016 tickets

26 April 2016 · As the EURO 2016 football tournament approaches, UEFA – the governing body of European football – and EURO 2016 SAS – the body responsible for the operational aspects of the tournament – have …
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Moving towards Motion 65: FSC to engage on New Forest Management Standard

26 April 2016 · (Montreal – April 26) -- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will implement a new forest management standard in Canada, only after considerable stakeholder engagement ensures this new standard …
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Successful ILO Core Conventions Working Group Meeting

26 April 2016 · The working group tasked with developing generic criteria and indicators for compliance with the International Labour Organization (ILO) Core Conventions met for the second time in Bonn, Germany on …
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Suspension

Exova BM TRADA’s FSC Accreditation Suspended Worldwide

20 April 2016 · Effective 15 April 2016, Accreditation Services International (ASI) suspended certification body Exova (UK) Ltd, trading as Exova BM TRADA, from issuing FSC chain of custody (CoC) certificates …
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The FSC Glossary of Terms Has Been Updated

19 April 2016 · FSC certificate holders (CHs) and FSC-accredited certification bodies (CBs) are encouraged to download the latest version of FSC–STD–01-002 FSC Glossary of Terms.
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Webinar: Risk Mitigation for Sourcing Controlled Wood

19 April 2016 · FSC International invites all interested stakeholders to the next webinar in a series dedicated to the revised controlled wood (CW) standard, FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0 [i]Requirements for Sourcing FSC …
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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.