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196,410,948 ha certified
36,887 CoC certificates
1,605 FM/CoC certificates

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

The 2018 FSC Global Market Survey Is Almost Here

23 October 2018 · FSC is calling on certificate holders and trademark service licence holders to participate in the upcoming 2018 Global Market Survey to be launched on 31 October 2018.
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Postponed: Data Collection for Charcoal Supply Chain Transaction Verification

23 October 2018 · The deadline for all certificate holders in the charcoal supply chain to submit their details for mandatory transaction verification for quarters 3 of 2018 will be postponed until early 2019.
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COC CERTIFICATE HOLDERS: PARTICIPATE IN A FIVE-MINUTE SURVEY ABOUT PROPOSED CHANGES TO COC CERTIFICATION

19 October 2018 · The purpose of the survey is understanding the potential impact of incorporating International Labour Organization (ILO) requirements to chain-of-custody certification on certificate holders.
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FSC statement on documentary

19 October 2018 · The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) disputes the allegations made about our work in Arte documentary.
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Participate Now: Public Consultation on FSC Risk Assessment for Thailand

17 October 2018 · A draft FSC risk assessment for Thailand is open for consultation from 15 October to 13 November 2018.
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Putting the “green” in greengrocer: German Grocers increase their commitment to FSC!

16 October 2018 · Grocery shopping in Germany just got a lot greener. Leading retailers Lidl, Aldi, and Edeka recently published their purchasing guidelines, focusing on the procurement of FSC-certified paper and wood.
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FSC Partners with the 2018 Sustainable Fashion Awards

16 October 2018 · FSC is proud to be associated with the Sustainable Fashion Awards, an event that honors designers and brands leading the way to a greener fashion.
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FSC Friday Celebrations All Around the World

15 October 2018 · On Friday 28 September, FSC-certified businesses, FSC members, schools and organizations all around the world
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WORK BEGINS ON NEW POLICY ON FOREST CONVERSION

12 October 2018 · The policy will set rules for the conversion of natural forest-related ecosystems to plantations or other land uses.
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Seeking candidates for the FSC Motions Committee

FSC Seeks Experts to Incorporate ILO Criteria and Indicators into Chain-of-Custody Standards

9 October 2018 · We are seeking candidates for a technical working group and consultative forum. The deadline for applications is 30 October 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.