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

Publication of Advice Notes for Revised CoC Standard

27 February 2018 · After the publication of the revised CoC Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-0) last year, we received a lot of positive feedback from our stakeholders.
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Response from Kim Carstensen to Yale Environment 360 Article

23 February 2018 · Richard Conniff’s article in Yale Environment 360 highlights a simple fact: Illegal logging is big business – Interpol estimates it to be as much as $150 billion per year – and there is no …
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Leading the Race for the Survival of the Cheetah

9 February 2018 · Harvesting native bush to produce an FSC-certified fuel log called Bushblok is a crucial leg in the race to save Namibia’s wild cheetah from extinction.
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Global Joint FSC and PEFC Certification Figures

6 February 2018 · In 2017, FSC and PEFC agreed to jointly collect and publish data about double certification on a country by country basis in response to requests from stakeholders.
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Consultation on Joint Control Measures Project for Central Europe

6 February 2018 · We invite all stakeholders to join our consultation to develop a universal set of voluntary FSC risk assessment control measures for Central Europe.
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FSC United Kingdom Publishes New Version if its National Forest Stewardship Standard

6 February 2018 · A revised national forest stewardship standard for the UK has just been published, and will be effective for FSC forest management certification from 1 April 2018.
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New Version of the Standard for Certifying Groups Now Available

25 January 2018 · Effective 1 April 2018, FSC-STD-30-005 V1-1 FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups is now available for download.
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New Interpretations of Controlled Wood Standards Now Available

16 January 2018 · New interpretations regarding controlled wood for both chain of custody standards and controlled wood standards are available, and are effective from 16 January 2018.An interpretation is a …
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Consultation

Public Consultation on Controlled Wood Risk Assessments Now Open

16 January 2018 · All stakeholders are invited to participate in an online consultation on risk assessments for Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Honduras, Hungary, Mexico, Peru, and Slovenia. You can provide feedback …
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Consultation

Open for First Consultation: Draft Revised FSC Trademark Standard for Non-Certificate Holders

12 January 2018 · All stakeholders are invited to comment on the first draft of the Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-002, Requirements for Promotional Use of the FSC Trademarks by Non-Certificate …
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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.