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38,542 CoC certificates
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The latest news and views from FSC, plus related forestry industry updates

Proposals for Continuous Improvement Concepts Open for Public Consultation

20 May 2019 · FSC invites all stakeholders to provide input on two proposals on continuous improvement to support smallholders and communities. Stakeholders can provide feedback on the content of the reports …
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Consultation on Risk-Based Approaches for Forest Management Certification

17 May 2019 · A public consultation on streamlining forest management certification by incorporating risk-based approaches was launched on 17 May. FSC asks stakeholders to give their feedback by 16 July 2019.
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FSC Continues its Work on the Korindo Group Case

14 May 2019 · Bonn, 14th May 2019 - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) continues its work on the Korindo Group (Korindo) case after a Policy for Association (PfA) complaint was filed by the US based organization …
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The Importance of Purchasing Responsibly Sourced Tropical Wood

14 May 2019 · For many businesses and consumers in Europe and North America, the thought of buying something made from wood from tropical rainforests conjures up images of forests laid bare by illegal logging, and …
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Transaction Verification for Eucalyptus in Spain and Portugal

10 May 2019 · The accuracy of FSC purchases and sales claims made by trading partners in eucalyptus log supply chains in the Iberian Peninsula will be subject to FSC transaction verification from 1 May 2019.
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New App to Reduce the Use of Highly Toxic Pesticides Now Available

7 May 2019 · Pesticides and Alternatives: The multi-lingual tool to support pest control with less negative environmental and human impact.
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Tree sleuths are using technology to crack timber crimes

7 May 2019 · Scientists are optimistic that innovative techniques can pinpoint the true origin of timber. By Aisling Irwin, Nature Magazine
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FSC Launches Revised Pesticides Policy

2 May 2019 · The FSC International Board of Directors recently approved the revised FSC Pesticides Policy. The new version will be effective next August.
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ASI Lifts the Suspension of SKH

2 May 2019 · Effective 16 April 2019, Assurance Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of FSC-accredited certification body SKH B.V.
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FSC Lifts Suspension of Dancoal Certificate

2 May 2019 · Bonn, Germany, 02 May 2019 – The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has lifted the Trademark License Agreement (TLA) suspension of Polish manufacturer of barbecue products Dancoal Sp. Z.o.o (Dancoal) …
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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.