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33,781 CoC certificates
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First Public Consultation dates set by the IGI Steering Committee

1 February 2013 · The First Draft of the IGIs will be publicly consulted from 15 February to 15 April 2013
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4 new National Risk Assessments for Controlled Wood approved

23 January 2013 · National Risk Assessments for Controlled Wood from Czech Republic, Poland, Romania and Ukraine approved.
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World Forests Summit

World Forests Summit – Achieving sustainable forest management on a global scale

22 January 2013 · March 5th-6th 2013 • Stockholm, Sweden.The World Forests Summit, organised by The Economist, will gather leading experts from around the world to identify common ground and discuss …
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Largest dairy producer in Norway launches FSC certified beverage cartons

21 January 2013 · TINE is the largest dairy producer and distributor in Norway. From January 2013, all of TINE’s beverage cartons will carry the FSC logo – meaning 550 million FSC certified cartons every year. As …
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FSC responds to EU consultation on follow-up to Rio+20

15 January 2013 · On 7 January 2013, FSC responded to the European Commission’s call for contributions to a consultation on “ensuring sustainable development globally”. This consultation focuses on how the EU …
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Regularly Scheduled Introduction to the FSC® Online Claims Platform Informational Webinars

11 January 2013 · The Introductory FSC Online Claims Platform (OCP) webinar is available to all stakeholders who are interested in learning more about this new program from FSC. If you are not familiar with the OCP, …
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New European National Risk Assessments approved

2 January 2013 · On 01 January 2013, FSC approved the National Controlled Wood Risk Assessment for the Iberian Peninsula (Continental Portugal and Spain) and Bulgaria with immediate effect.
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New FSC® report about its position on plantations

21 December 2012 · FSC has released a new document entitled “FSC‘s engagement with Plantations”.
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National Risk Assessment for Italy approved

17 December 2012 · On 17 December 2012, FSC approved the National Controlled Wood Risk Assessment for Italy with immediate effect.
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1.3 million hectares added to FSC certified forests in Canada

11 December 2012 · Canadian forest products manufacturer Tembec has received FSC group certification for 1 375 000 hectares of forest management units in Senneterre, Quebec. This adds to the 10 million hectares that …
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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.