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195,744,098 ha certified
33,424 CoC certificates
1,513 FM/CoC certificates

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

FSC certified forest area in Germany set double by 2014

2 August 2012 · Last year was an important year, politically-speaking for the Forest Stewardship Council in Germany. In several federal states the political landscape changed with the election of more …
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IEA Bioenergy strategic study of certification systems

1 August 2012 · The International Energy Agency (IEA) Bioenergy organisation has launched an online survey that is part of a global study by IEA Bioenergy to make recommendations for improving the effectiveness of …
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Kim Carstensen

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) appoints new Director General

24 July 2012 · The international Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is pleased to announce that Kim Carstensen has been appointed FSC Director General, starting October 1st.
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FSC Italia Design Award 2012

FSC Italy announces design competition honours

20 July 2012 · FSC Italy is pleased to announce the winners of its first design award The Forest in a Room, a competition for designing with FSC-certified furniture. With 116 design projects submitted, the award …
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FSC’s M&E Programme shares values with researchers and experts at the D5 IUFRO conference

20 July 2012 · At IUFRO All-Division 5 (D5) conference, the FSC Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) programme explained how FSC works to experts and researchers from around the world, and answered questions about FSC …
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Public Consultation launched on Forestry Contractor Certification

19 July 2012 · FSC will collect stakeholder feedback on the Discussion Paper and, together with the results of the CeFCo Project, will decide to develop or not a policy regarding FSC forestry contractor …
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JELD-WEN obtains Forest Stewardship Council TM (FSC TM) multi-site certification

JELD-WEN obtains Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) multi-site certification

17 July 2012 · European door manufacturer JELD-WEN recently became FSC chain-of-custody and controlled wood certified. The multi-site certificate covers JELD-WEN’s European operations.
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IUFRO Division 5 Forest Products Conference

IUFRO Division 5 Forest Products Conference started yesterday

10 July 2012 · The conference brings together forest products researchers and other experts from around the world. The 2012 D5 Conference focuses on some of the most pressing issues concerning forests and forest …
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FSC Business Encounter Jakarta 2012

FSC Business Encounter Jakarta 2012

9 July 2012 · A boost for the trade in Indonesian FSC wood products
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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.