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195,860,027 ha certified
32,414 CoC certificates
1,492 FM/CoC certificates

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

Fair Booth Project Certification in Italy has a Story about Forests to Tell

29 November 2016 · The first certification project of its kind in Italy, exhibition space to be installed at Ecomondo (one of the main green and circular economy fairs in the Euro-Mediterranean region) is part of the …
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ASI Lifts the suspension of Quality Austria

29 November 2016 · Effective 22 November 2016, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of the certification body Quality Austria Trainings-, Zertifizierungs- und Begutachtungs GmbH (Quality …
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Open for Consultation: An FSC Carbon Footprint Procedure

28 November 2016 · All FSC stakeholders are invited to join a consultation on the possible introduction of a voluntary FSC Carbon Footprint Procedure. This procedure would assist FSC certificate holders in quantifying …
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Impact data for sustainability standards now available

15 November 2016 · ISEAL Alliance, the global membership association for sustainability standards, including FSC, has created a new website for businesses to easily find credible …
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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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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.