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36,887 CoC certificates
1,605 FM/CoC certificates

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

FSC-certified wood doubles its market share in Belgium between 2012 and 2016

9 October 2018 · The Belgian Federal Environment Service conducted a market survey to assess the market share of certified timber and paper products in Belgium. The results show that the proportion of FSC-certified …
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Incorporating ILO Criteria and Indicators into Chain-of-Custody Standards Begins

26 September 2018 · Stay informed on our latest milestones, key results and public consultations.
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Reminder: Submit Your Comments on Revised Trademark Use Guide by 1 October

25 September 2018 · The second public consultation on the revised FSC® Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders ends on 1 October 2018. Please submit your comments by then through our online consultation …
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FSC’s recent certification in Indonesia gives its forests a chance to thrive

20 September 2018 · 3.2 million hectares of Indonesia’s forests are now sustainably managed
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FSC Seeks Candidates for a Technical Working Group to Revise Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups

18 September 2018 · We are seeking candidates with practical experience in managing groups (especially small forest owner groups or community forests) and auditing forest management standards, for an eighteen-month …
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Group Standard Revision Begins

18 September 2018 · After 10 years of use, the Secretariat will revise FSC-STD-30-005 V1-1 FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups with the aim of making it more …
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Introducing FSC-PRO-30-006 FSC Ecosystem Services Procedure

18 September 2018 · Introductory webinars on the new procedure are available for forest managers, FSC-accredited certification bodies, and general stakeholders.
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FSC risk assessments for Portugal and Spain are now available

12 September 2018 · FSC risk assessments are used to determine the risk of an organization obtaining material from unacceptable wood sources when sourcing controlled wood.
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How Long Should an Audit by an FSC-Accredited Certification Body Take?

12 September 2018 · New advice for certification bodies defines the time auditors have to spend for a forest management audit.
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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.