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195,821,977 ha certified
32,175 CoC certificates
1,484 FM/CoC certificates

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

Risk Assessments for 20 Countries are Now Available

2 February 2016 · At the end of 2015, the Policy and Standards Director at the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) International approved FSC risk assessments for 20 countries.
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Domtar’s novel approach: smallholder success in North America

1 February 2016 · Domtar boasts a long involvement with the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), and in 2000 became the first North American company to offer FSC-certified copy paper.
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Webinar: An Introduction to the Revised Controlled Wood Standard

27 January 2016 · FSC International invites all interested stakeholders to a webinar on the newly published revised controlled wood standard, Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Wood (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0), …
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Learning to Prevent Conflict Escalation in the FSC System

27 January 2016 · Between 18 and 20 November 2015, FSC International, in collaboration with FSC Brazil, facilitated a workshop on mediation practices in the FSC system. The workshop aimed to raise awareness about …
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Last Chance to Submit Your Comments on Trademark Standard for Certificate Holders

19 January 2016 · The public consultation on the revised Trademark Standard for Certificate Holders (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0), ends Sunday 31 January 2016. Please remember to submit your comments.
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For Woolworths, Sustainability is Good Business

18 January 2016 · Authored and first published by ISEAL Alliance.Selling certified products enhances traceability and brand loyalty for South African food and clothing retailer
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FSC ends Disassociation with Dalhoff Larsen and Horneman

18 January 2016 · The Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to end FSC’s disassociation from Dalhoff Larsen and Horneman (DLH) on a probationary basis.
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Free Workshop: Complying with UK Timber Procurement Policy

12 January 2016 · 2 February 2016, 13.15–17.30, London
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FSC Publishes New Version of the Procedure for the Development and Revision of FSC Normative Documents

4 January 2016 · On 1 January 2016, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) published the amended Procedure for the Development and Revision of FSC Normative Documents (FSC-PRO-01-001).
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Kyrgyzstan pioneers smallholder certification in Central Asia

4 January 2016 · At first glance, Kyrgyzstan is an unlikely leader for FSC certification in Central Asia: forests cover only about six per cent of its land and incomes are among the lowest in the region.
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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.