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199,966,517 ha certified
38,542 CoC certificates
1,638 FM/CoC certificates

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

The Controlled Wood Strategy is now Available

30 April 2019 · The FSC International Board of Directors approved the controlled wood strategy on 30 April 2019.
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National risk assessment for USA available

30 April 2019 · Effective 5 April 2019, organizations seeking to source controlled wood from the USA – except Alaska, Hawaii and outlying territories - are required to use the
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Revision of Forest Management Groups’ Standard Has Begun

30 April 2019 · The working group in charge of revising FSC-STD-30-005 V1-1 FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups has already agreed on various points during their first …
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FSC Disassociates from Jari Group

29 April 2019 · Bonn, 29th April 2019.- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has disassociated from the Brazilian forestry company, Jari Group (Jari), after a proactive investigation carried out by an independent …
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Strolling on FSC Tropical Wood at the BuGa 2019

23 April 2019 · A 600m long Bongossi bridge made from FSC-certified tropical wood is the first FSC project certification in Germany.
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FSC Risk Assessments for Argentina, Colombia, Thailand, Hungary, Slovenia are Now Available

16 April 2019 · Effective 16 April 2019, organizations seeking to source controlled wood from Argentina, Colombia, Thailand, Hungary, or Slovenia are required to use the latest FSC risk assessments to conform with …
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Changes Made to the NRA for Uruguay

16 April 2019 · Effective 16 April 2019, the national risk assessment for Uruguay has been updated to V2-0 to include an expansion of …
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Transaction Verification in Oak Flooring Supply Chains

9 April 2019 · FSC will introduce transaction verification in oak flooring supply chains from 9 April 2019. All affected certificate holders must submit their recent purchase and sales data to their certification …
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ASI Accredits Japan Gas Appliances Inspection Association

9 April 2019 · Effective 20 March 2019, Assurance Services International (ASI) has accredited Japan Gas Appliances Inspection Association (JIA) to audit and issue FSC chain of custody certificates worldwide, …
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Consultation on Free, Prior and Informed Consent Guidelines

9 April 2019 · A public consultation on the new version of the FSC Guidelines for Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) was launched on 20 March. FSC asks stakeholders to give their feedback by 19 May 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.