FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

200,188,774 ha certified
33,938 CoC certificates
1,568 FM/CoC certificates

Waiting for your input …

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

Wildlife in Vancouver

29 August 2017 · Spotting wildlife in Vancouver is actually pretty easy. Stanley Park hosts more than 500 different species for example. We have selected five species that you can easily see in the city and its …
read more

New Controlled Wood Risk Assessments Open for Stakeholder Consultation

29 August 2017 · All stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on risk assessments for Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Swaziland, and Turkey. The consultation will be open until 30 September …
read more

WE CERTIFY FORESTS BIG AND SMALL – So we understand that these forests are, in turn, managed by individuals and groups of all shapes and sizes. You may not know, for example, that nearly half of Europe’s forest land is owned by private individuals who often manage very small plots. Those forest managers – known as smallholders or small and community producers – who take care of a small area of forest can include Indigenous Peoples, communities, and family foresters, who practice low-intensity forest management.

Learning from Others: Approaches To Encouraging Smallholder Certification

23 August 2017 · At the workshop in New Delhi, India, there was an opportunity to share experiences of using stepwise approaches as …
read more

Working Group Established to Revise FSC Trademark Standard

22 August 2017 · FSC has established a technical working group to revise its trademark standard, FSC-STD-50-002 (V1-0): Requirements for promotional use of the FSC trademarks by non-certificate …
read more

Finding balance in India’s forests

22 August 2017 · Brought together by certification, forests supply high quality logs while continuing to provide a sanctuary for wildlife and the culture of Indigenous Peoples.
read more

Group Certification Now Open for 30-Day Consultation

17 August 2017 · Minor changes have been made to the FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management …
read more

Time to select a proxy!

15 August 2017 · Can’t attend the FSC General Assembly? You can still participate by choosing a proxy today.
read more

Controlled Wood Risk Assessment Public Consultation: 1 September 2017

15 August 2017 · All stakeholders will be invited to provide feedback on risk assessments for Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Swaziland, and Turkey. The consultation will open from 1 to 30 …
read more

Is this your first time at the FSC general assembly? Check out our video

14 August 2017 · If this is the first time that you are attending our general assembly, you probably have many questions about it. The video 'What is the FSC General Assembly?' takes you through the whole …
read more

Planning your schedule for the general assembly? Have a look at the programme

14 August 2017 · The programme is available on the FSC General Assembly 2017 website. It covers the whole week of the event:
read more

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.