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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

Vote for the Elm of Navajas

14 February 2019 · Join FSC in voting for the Elm of Navajas to win the European Tree of the Year Competition. The competition, which searches for a European tree with the most interesting story.
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FSC Risk Assessment for Indonesia is Now Available

5 February 2019 · Effective 5 February 2019, organizations seeking to source controlled wood from Indonesia are required to use the latest FSC risk …
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Spanish consumers trust FSC to ensure their purchases help preserve forests

31 January 2019 · Globescan, a consultant that specializes in public opinion surveys, conducted a study of the Spanish market. It confirms that although climate change is the Spaniards’ main environmental concern, …
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FSC Statement on new ISO Standard 38200

30 January 2019 · The International Standardization Organization (ISO) recently published Standard 38200 related to the Chain of Custody (CoC) of Wood and Wood-based products. FSC has been involved in its formulation …
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Developing the First Regional Standard for Smallholders in Asia Pacific

29 January 2019 · For the first time, FSC is developing a forest management standard tailored to a specific audience: smallholders in Asia Pacific. The standard will be drafted by December 2019 and will include a …
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Simplifying Access to FSC Certification for Latin American Smallholders and Communities

29 January 2019 · Smallholders, communities, and standard development groups participated in numerous workshops across Latin America over the past year. The aim was to discuss how FSC could develop a simplified way for …
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New FSC Board Chairperson Appointed And 2019 Board Constitution Adopted

29 January 2019 · Hans Djurberg, representative from the FSC International Economic Chamber North, has been appointed as the Chairperson of the FSC …
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FSC Produces Positive Environmental Impacts – University Research

22 January 2019 · FSC certification produces positive environmental impacts overall compared to non-certified forestry operations, a literature review from the University of Wageningen confirmed. Strong positive …
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Italian National Risk Assessment: Control Measures Guidance Developed After Large Windthrow

22 January 2019 · FSC has released a guidance document to help organizations sourcing controlled material in Italy, following a severe windthrow, which affected four Italian regions last October. The windthrow damaged …
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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.