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196,519,722 ha certified
36,198 CoC certificates
1,580 FM/CoC certificates

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

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New Map Reveals World's Last Forest Frontiers

31 July 2018 · In July 2018, Global Forest Watch updated their map to include the latest satellite images of the last remaining swaths of intact forest landscapes.
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Paving a Path Towards Certification for Smallholders in Africa

31 July 2018 · To make certification achievable for small, private forest owners, forestry experts in Africa are making
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Participate in the Controlled Wood Strategy Consultation Now

31 July 2018 · A draft controlled wood strategy is open for stakeholder feedback 16 July to 17 September 2018.
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Tanzania Launches FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

31 July 2018 · Tanzania publishes a national forest stewardship standard based on the latest version of the FSC Principles & Criteria.
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FSC statement on report by Earthsight

25 July 2018 · Following the publication of the Earthsight report on corruption and timber trade in Ukraine, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) declares that it strongly condemns and will take action against any …
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FSC statement on DuChateau

25 July 2018 · DuChateau has taken the unilateral decision to terminate its trademark license agreement with the Forest Stewardship Council, which also triggered the termination of their FSC chain-of-custody …
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Participate in the controlled wood implementation webinars!

23 July 2018 · FSC will host the second and third 90-minute webinars in English on 2 and 7 August 2018 at 16:00 (CEST).
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Working Group Seeks to Widen Scope of FPIC Project

17 July 2018 · To empower people and uphold free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC), the FPIC working group requested to reassess the needs of the project.
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Participate in the Controlled Wood Strategy Consultation Now

16 July 2018 · A draft controlled wood strategy is open for stakeholder feedback 16 July to 17 September 2018.
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From the Forest to the Catwalk: FSC is the Preferred Certification for Forest-Based Fabrics

12 July 2018 · Environmental non-profit Canopy and FSC are leading the charge for change in the fashion industry.
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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.