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37,921 CoC certificates
1,632 FM/CoC certificates

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

Responsible forest management starts from pole position at Worldwide Motorcycling Championship in Italy

2 April 2019 · FSC Italy recently joined the KiSS (Keep it Shiny and Sustainable) initiative for the Mugello and Misano Moto Grand Prix. This initiative is targeted at consumers and promotes sustainable choices, …
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FSC is a Founding Member of the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber

26 March 2019 · FSC is one of the founding members of the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR), an independent platform that aims to develop a fair, equitable and environmentally sound natural …
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Brazil Issues its First FSC Ecosystem Services Verification

20 March 2019 · FSC has issued its first ecosystem services verification in Brazil to an organization in the Bailique region.
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FSC Embraces UN’s Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

14 March 2019 · FSC wholeheartedly welcomes the UN’s decision to declare 2021-2030 the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The coming years will determine whether the world can live up to the commitments made by …
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Policy of Conversion

Progress Made in Developing New Policy on Conversion

14 March 2019 · The relevant working group is tasked with developing a holistic policy on conversion, as part of implementing Motion 7 (GA2017). It is comprised of six members equally representing economic, …
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Malaysian FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) re-published

12 March 2019 · The FSC International Performance and Standards Unit (PSU) is re-publishing the FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) of Malaysia. The Malaysian NFSS was previously published on 20 November …
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The Netherlands Launch Revised FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

12 March 2019 · The new FSC national standard for the Netherlands was developed by a chamber-balanced standards development group by engaging multiple stakeholders.
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The United States Completes FSC Supplementary Requirements for Certification of USDA Forest Service Lands

12 March 2019 · Supplementary requirements have been added to the FSC-US Forest Management Standard, making USDA Forest Service-administered lands (national forests) eligible to seek certification for the first time.
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Mariusz Skrobot's FSC Licenses Terminated

5 March 2019 · Mariusz Skrobot has terminated its trademark license agreement with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), which has triggered the termination of their FSC chain of custody certification, effective …
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Revised FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders Available

1 March 2019 · The revised FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders will become effective on 1 June 2019.
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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.