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

Portugal Becomes First Country to Transfer its National Forest Stewardship Standard to the FSC Principles and Criteria Version 5

22 March 2016 · On 18 February 2016, FSC’s Policy and Standards Committee (PSC) approved Portugal’s revised National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS).
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ASI Accredits Certification Body in Canada

22 March 2016 · On 4 March 2016, Accreditation Services International (ASI) accredited the certification body Bureau de Normalisation du Québec (BNQ). BNQ is now permitted to audit and issue FSC chain of custody …
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Deadline Extended: Seeking Social and Environmental Stakeholders To Join a Working Group

15 March 2016 · Stakeholders representing social interests and environmental interests, as well as technical experts representing social interests, are encouraged to send in their applications to join a working group …
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FSC Marketplace – Connecting More and More Businesses Around the World

15 March 2016 · With more than 10,000 visitors in the second half of 2015 and almost 800 FSC-certified businesses actively using the platform, FSC Marketplace is going from strength to strength.
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First FSC-Certified Beverage Packages Enter the Turkish Market

15 March 2016 · Turkey’s most popular fruit juice, Cappy, is now available in FSC-certified packaging.
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All Interpretations of the FSC Normative Framework Available For Download

15 March 2016 · All existing interpretations related to FSC normative documents have now been compiled in separate documents, and sorted into the following areas: general, forest management, chain of custody, …
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On a Timber Trail

14 March 2016 · Empowering Farmers Through FSC Certification. [i]“I never imagined that my land could help educate my children, give them a decent life and social status. The certificate we have received from FSC …
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The MSC and FSC Collaborate for the Health of the Oceans and Life in the Forests

8 March 2016 · Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), both not-for-profit organisations, have collaborated on a joint awareness-raising campaign in Spain.
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Webinar: Risk Assessments for Sourcing Controlled Wood

3 March 2016 · FSC International invites all interested stakeholders to the next webinar in a series dedicated to the revised controlled wood standard FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0 [i]Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled …
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FSC Policy for Association Second Consultation Closed: Report Now Available

23 February 2016 · The second consultation for the revision of the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004) closed on 29 January 2016. This process began in October 2014; since then, the sub-chamber-balanced Policy …
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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.