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

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

New Guide from ATIBT: User Guide for Eco-Certified African Timber in Europe

28 March 2017 · The International Tropical Timber Technical Association (known by its French abbreviation, ATIBT) has released Volume 1 of its User Guide for Eco-certified African Timber. A …
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Public consultation on Demonstrating the Impact of Forest Stewardship on Ecosystem Services

28 March 2017 · A procedural document for certificate holders and a discussion paper on market tools and trademark use. The consultation period runs from 24 March to 21 May 2017.
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Invitation to Apply to Future Search Controlled Wood Meeting: 21–23 August 2017

15 March 2017 · We are now approaching the final stage in the development of the controlled wood strategy, and we thank you for all the feedback that we have already received.
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Forests For All Forever: Sofidel aims at 100 per cent FSC-labelled consumer products

14 March 2017 · Italian-based Sofidel Group, one of the world’s largest producers of tissue paper products for hygienic and domestic use, increased its commitment to certified raw materials supply and rolled out a …
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BVRio and FSC® Brasil join forces to promote certified products and community forest management in Brazil

13 March 2017 · BVRio and FSC Brasil signed a cooperation agreement to promote timber products certified by the Forest Stewardship Council® within the Responsible Timber Exchange, launched last year. The partnership …
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FSC-STD-40-005 V3-1 Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Wood Approved

8 March 2017 · The new version of the standard replaces V3-0 published in December 2015. The majority of the new standard and procedure remains the same, but there are notable changes made to deadlines and …
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The European Commission strengthens Ecolabel criteria for wooden floors

6 March 2017 · The European Commission recently published the new criteria on EU Ecolabels for wood, cork and bamboo based floor coverings that require chain of custody certificates issued by an independent third …
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New Risk Assessments Open for Stakeholder Consultation

1 March 2017 · All stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on risk assessments for Denmark, Ireland, Latvia, Spain, and Viet Nam. The consultation will be open until 31 March 2017.
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Open for Second Consultation: Revised Draft of the FSC Trademark Standard

28 February 2017 · All stakeholders are invited to comment on the second draft of the Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 – Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders – through our new FSC …
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certification accreditation

ASI accredits TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS

22 February 2017 · Effective on 02 February 2017, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has accredited certification body TÜV AUSTRIA HELLAS (TAH) to audit and issue FSC Chain of Custody certification in 14 …
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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.