FSC International – Forests for All Forever

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202,259,301 ha certified
35,160 CoC certificates
1,596 FM/CoC certificates

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

A Study Tour Visit to Uganda

1 August 2018 · Our guest blogger, Vincent Mnisi, recently travelled across Uganda to witness the triumphs and challenges experienced by communities working hand in hand with FSC.
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FSC is Seeking Applications from Certified Group Managers for International Pilot

31 July 2018 · FSC will test whether including a forestry contractor to a group of private forest owners who have already achieved FSC certification will decrease the costs of managing their forests responsibly.
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Czech Smallholders

FSC and Czech Smallholders to Strengthen Local Forest Value Chains

31 July 2018 · To close the gap between high demand and low supply of FSC-certified wood, FSC Czech Republic, and FSC International are working together to engage local stakeholders in Vysočina.
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global forest watch

New Map Reveals World's Last Forest Frontiers

31 July 2018 · In July 2018, Global Forest Watch updated their map to include the latest satellite images of the last remaining swaths of intact forest landscapes.
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Paving a Path Towards Certification for Smallholders in Africa

31 July 2018 · To make certification achievable for small, private forest owners, forestry experts in Africa are making
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Participate in the Controlled Wood Strategy Consultation Now

31 July 2018 · A draft controlled wood strategy is open for stakeholder feedback 16 July to 17 September 2018.
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Tanzania Launches FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

31 July 2018 · Tanzania publishes a national forest stewardship standard based on the latest version of the FSC Principles & Criteria.
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FSC statement on report by Earthsight

25 July 2018 · Following the publication of the Earthsight report on corruption and timber trade in Ukraine, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) declares that it strongly condemns and will take action against any …
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FSC statement on DuChateau

25 July 2018 · DuChateau has taken the unilateral decision to terminate its trademark license agreement with the Forest Stewardship Council, which also triggered the termination of their FSC chain-of-custody …
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Participate in the controlled wood implementation webinars!

23 July 2018 · FSC will host the second and third 90-minute webinars in English on 2 and 7 August 2018 at 16:00 (CEST).
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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.