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


The World's Largest FSC-Certified Forest Welcomes the World's Largest Boreal Forest Protected Network to the Neighbourhood

28 August 2018 · FSC and Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) are pleased to welcome the creation and expansion of five wildland provincial parks in Alberta, a western province of Canada. This is the …
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FSC Establishes Forest Conversion Working Group

28 August 2018 · Six international FSC members will develop our policy on conversion of forests.
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Open for Second Consultation: Revised FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders

28 August 2018 · Please provide comments on the second draft of the FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders through our FSC Consultation …
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FSC Suspends Dancoal Certificate, Following Sourcing Violations

24 August 2018 · Bonn, Germany, 24 August, 2018 – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) announced today the suspension of Polish manufacturer of barbecue and fireplace products Dancoal Sp. Z.o.o from its …
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FSC to Develop Generic Roadmap Process for Forest Conversion Issues

16 August 2018 · Thursday, August 16, 2018 – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has begun work on a comprehensive generic roadmap that will become a baseline for possibly ending disassociation, with businesses …
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APP Roadmap Process

16 August 2018 · Thursday, 16 August, 2018 – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to suspend the process to design a roadmap for ending disassociation with Asia Pulp and Paper (APP).
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The Benefits of FSC Certification Presented at the First Gabon Wood Show

14 August 2018 · The Gabon Wood Show, held for the first time in the capital of Gabon, Libreville, attracted thousands of visitors from some thirty different countries. FSC Africa made full use of this opportunity to …
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A milestone for the future of the timber industry

14 August 2018 · Prior to the first Gabon Wood Show, FSC organized a preparatory meeting bringing together timber industry …
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FSC Friday 2018

FSC Friday 2018

8 August 2018 · FSC Friday is an annual, global celebration of the world’s forests and responsible forestry. It is about sharing the message of celebration to enable more people to recognize the value of forests.
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China Launches FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

7 August 2018 · China is the second country in the Asia Pacific region to publish a national forest stewardship standard based on the latest version of the FSC Principles & Criteria.
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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.