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

FSC Board Confirms Decision on Requirements for Latest Active Ingredients added to ‘Highly Hazardous’ Pesticides List

4 April 2017 · In November 2015, the FSC International Board of Directors decided to suspend the need for derogations (temporary approvals) for the use of new active ingredients added to the FSC List of …
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FSC Begins Roadmap Discussion with the Schweighofer Group

31 March 2017 · Bonn, Germany (31 March 2017) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has agreed to commence a dialogue with the Schweighofer Group in view of developing a roadmap that …
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FSC starts new Policy for Association investigation of the Schweighofer Group

29 March 2017 · Bonn, Germany (29 March, 2017) - The Forest Stewardship Council has started a new Policy for Association investigation of the Schweighofer Group to determine whether or …
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Wildlife returns to FSC-certified forests

28 March 2017 · In Wales, an extremely rare, nocturnal member of the weasel family has bounced back from the brink of extinction thanks to translocations to woodlands managed by Natural Resources Wales (FSC-C115912). …
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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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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.