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

Waldplus Fulfils Impact Verification for 5 Ecosystems Services

27 February 2019 · Rome, 27/02/2019 – Italy became the first country in the world to receive a Forest Stewardship Council ecosystems services (ES) verification fulfilling all five …
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FSC plays a big part in H&M's sustainability commitments

27 February 2019 · International fashion brand H&M recently committed to source man-made cellulosic fibres used in their products from sustainable sources – particularly from non-ancient and endangered forests and …
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FSC Risk Assessment for Swaziland is Now Available

27 February 2019 · Effective 27 February 2019, organizations seeking to source controlled wood from Swaziland are required to use the latest FSC …
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FSC Welcomes New EU Ecolabel Requirements

26 February 2019 · The European Commission just published new criteria for the EU Ecolabel for graphic paper, tissue paper and tissue products. These include robust requirements for the origin of the fibres used, …
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Join our webinars on FSC’s new transaction verification administration tool

26 February 2019 · FSC invites all certificate holders to join our informative webinars on our new transaction verification administration tool on 1 March and 5 March.
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Transaction Verification in Paulownia Supply Chains

19 February 2019 · Wood from the paulownia tree has been identified as posing a high risk for false FSC claims following allegations of inaccurate claims in paulownia supply chains. Consequently, FSC will introduce …
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FSC suspends 7 trademark license agreements in the Ukraine

18 February 2019 · Bonn, 18.02.2019 – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has suspended the trademark license agreements of 7 FSC chain-of-custody certificate holders processing …
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Southern US Certificate Holders Wanted for Pilot Test

14 February 2019 · Under the banner of the New Approaches for Smallholders and Communities Certification project, FSC is looking for four certificate holders in the Southern United States, interested in participating in …
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Vote for the Elm of Navajas

14 February 2019 · Join FSC in voting for the Elm of Navajas to win the European Tree of the Year Competition. The competition, which searches for a European tree with the most interesting story.
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FSC Risk Assessment for Indonesia is Now Available

5 February 2019 · Effective 5 February 2019, organizations seeking to source controlled wood from Indonesia are required to use the latest FSC risk …
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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.