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Facts & Figures

198,993,177 ha certified
32,743 CoC certificates
1,504 FM/CoC certificates

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


Vietnam smallholders are doing it for themselves

14 December 2016 · Sand, erosion, wind and poverty are the unlikely makings of a success story. But a group of smallholders in the central Vietnam province of Quang Tri have turned adversity into an inspiration of how …
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suspension

FSC places the Schweighofer Group on probation for disassociation

7 December 2016 · Bonn, Germany (7 December, 2016) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to place the Schweighofer Group on probation for possible disassociation for involvement in irregularities …
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suspension

NEPCon FSC Accreditation Suspended for Russia

6 December 2016 · Accreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended certification body NEPCon OÜ from issuing FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) and Forest Management (FM) certificates in Russia.
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Smurfit Kappa: Sustainable Value Through Packaging

29 November 2016 · Nearly 90 per cent of products currently sold by Smurfit Kappa are FSC certified. But the company, one of the world’s leading paper-based packaging producers, is aiming even higher.
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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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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.