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Facts & Figures

195,821,977 ha certified
32,175 CoC certificates
1,484 FM/CoC certificates

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

Controlled Wood Standard Amendments

14 November 2016 · Three changes – related to company-conducted and national risk assessments - were made to the revised controlled wood system at the July 2016 meeting of the organization’s international Board of …
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Webinar

Webinar: Consultation on the PfA Due Diligence and Evaluation Procedures

14 November 2016 · The first public consultation is underway on the draft procedures to be used to put the FSC Policy for Association (PfA) into action: the PfA Due Diligence Procedure and the PfA Evaluation Procedure. …
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$24 million dollars to restore forests in Ghana using FSC certified plantations.

8 November 2016 · The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently announced that it had granted approval for $24 million to be channelled towards restoring degraded forest reserves and doubling a Forest Stewardship …
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Suspension

ASI has suspended Holzforschung Austria from issuing FSC CoC Accreditation

31 October 2016 · Accreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended the certification body Holzforschung Austria from issuing FSC chain of custody (CoC) certificates worldwide. The measure came into effect on 21 …
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Wanted: Consultative Forum Members For Project Certification Standard

28 October 2016 · All FSC stakeholders are invited to register their interest in taking part in a consultation about technical issues relating to the revision of the project certification standard (FSC-STD-40-006).
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Request For Strategic Expertise

28 October 2016 · If supply chain management is within the realm of your expertise, we encourage you to participate in a short survey to gather opinions about the short- and long-term vision of controlled wood in the …
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World’s largest companies partner to support FSC

25 October 2016 · FSC US released a new campaign – One Simple Action – supported by some of the world’s largest consumer-facing companies, such as Kimberly-Clark. This is the first time that global companies work …
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East Java communities show the power of working together

25 October 2016 · Communities in the mountains and rainforests of the East Java regency of Probolinggo are forging ahead in Indonesia’s battle against deforestation and destruction of natural forests.
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Suspension

Accreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended certification body Bureau Veritas from issuing FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) and Forest Management (FM) certificates worldwide.

24 October 2016 · The suspension came into effect last 19 October 2016 and it restricts Bureau Veritas' ability to continue to offer and provide FSC accredited CoC and FM certification.
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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.