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

Three new FSC Board Members elected

7 November 2012 · On behalf of the FSC Board of Directors, the FSC Secretariat held elections for three seats of the FSC Board of Directors throughout 2012.
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Public Consultation launched on Advice Notes on Applicable Legislation

7 November 2012 · Three draft Advice Notes are being published for public consultation: FSC-ADV-40-005-19 on Applicable National and Local Laws and Regulations for Controlled Wood Company Risk …
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Register for the Bonn SusCon Conference Now!

6 November 2012 · Munich, October 29, 2012. The countdown for the third international sustainability SusCon conference has now started. On November, 27 – 28 2012, the UN City of Bonn will be the gathering place for …
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Near doubling of global plantation area by 2050 will bring challenges, opportunities for FSC according to new Indufor study

5 November 2012 · A recent independent report by Indufor highlights the rapid expansion of plantations, driven by economic and demographic development and growing wood demand, sees greater diversification of plantation …
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31 October 2012 · The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) enters into force in March 2013. It obliges companies putting wood and wood products on the EU market to make sure that no illegally harvested timber is involved.
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Second public consultation launched on Advice Note on Splitting MUs

Second public consultation launched on Advice Note on Splitting MUs

29 October 2012 · The second draft of the ADVICE 20-007-15 on Certification of Management Units (MUs) with areas converted from natural forest to plantations after 1994 is submitted for a second round of public …
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FSC and friends celebrate In Good Company in Brazil

26 October 2012 · FSC held its premier event for key accounts, “In Good Company,” from 27-30 September in Porto Seguro, Brazil, bringing together companies, FSC staff, and NGOs from around the world to …
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FSC Italy Design Award: Gala award ceremony at Casa dell’Architettura celebrates winning entries

22 October 2012 · A resounding success for the final prize giving of FSC Italy’s design competition. Over 100 people attended the conference "The FSC trademark: the choice for social and environmental …
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Bonn Lord Mayor Jürgen Nimptsch tests his knowledge at FSC’s quiz at United Nations Day

Bonn Lord Mayor Jürgen Nimptsch tests his knowledge of the Forest Stewardship Council at FSC’s quiz at United Nations Day

22 October 2012 · The Lord Mayor of the City of Bonn was one of hundreds of visitors to FSC’s stand at Saturday’s ‘UN Day’, held annually in Bonn’s Market Square (Marktplatz).  …
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Disney’s responsible new sourcing policy chooses FSC

22 October 2012 · On 11 October 2012, Disney announced a new policy that ensures that the paper consumed by it and its affiliated companies around the globe is sought from responsible sources. By this, Disney is …
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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.