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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

Half Year FSC Risk Assessments Update

3 July 2018 · We assessed the risk of sourcing controlled material in 31 countries, and are in the process of evaluating 28 more by the end of 2019.
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FSC Conducts Investigations on Charcoal Producers

2 July 2018 · Bonn, July 2, 2018.- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has been carrying out exhaustive investigations of European charcoal producers and traders following allegations that some companies could be …
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New FSC Risk Assessments Available

27 June 2018 · Approved FSC risk assessments for Chile, Japan and Swaziland are now available.
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FSC Welcomes Voluntary Guidelines for Forest Concessions in the Tropics

22 June 2018 · In May 2018, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published voluntary guidelines for governments and all other stakeholders to “promote the sustainable management of …
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FSC Establishes FPIC Working Group

20 June 2018 · Six international members and a representative of an accredited FSC certification body will revise our guide on how to obtain free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) within the scope of
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Register for Our Webinar on the Revised Pesticides Policy

19 June 2018 · Join us in early July for an update about the proposals in the second draft and to ask questions to help you participate in the online consultation.
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New Approaches Concept Note Now Available

19 June 2018 · A concept note that describes the planned activities of the New Approaches to Smallholder and Community certification (New Approaches) project is available for download.
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FSC Suspends Two Certificate Holders Following Investigation

18 June 2018 · Transaction verification carried out by ASI identified significant mismatches between both companies.
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Stakeholders Agree to Common Ground on Which to Build a Controlled Wood Strategy

18 June 2018 · After three days of dialogue, attendees agreed to nine objectives to help increase the spread and impact of FSC …
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FSC is Testing Empowering Solutions for Smallholders and Communities

11 June 2018 · Two new solutions that meet the needs of smallholders and communities while ensuring the credibility of FSC certification began the testing phase on 1 June 2018.
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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.