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36,462 CoC certificates
1,585 FM/CoC certificates

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

Access to standards

New Standard Interpretations section launched

25 September 2012 · FSC provides Standard Interpretations on the content of FSC standards, policies and procedures, where these are necessary to ensure consistent application of the FSC Normative Framework.
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Tanzania – Udzungwa Mountains

Illegal logging costs the nation in revenue

24 September 2012 · For years now, Tanzania has been named as one of the countries in the world losing millions of revenue due to increasingly smuggling and illegal business of forest products. According to a report by …
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FSC® partners with The Gold Standard to explore new level of alignment between the two certification systems

18 September 2012 · The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) has announced on September 18th that it is entering into a strategic partnership with The Gold Standard to explore the opportunities for future close …
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Public Consultation launched on the revised FSC Procedure for the Development and Revision of FSC Normative Documents

17 September 2012 · FSC is currently revising the procedure for developing and revising standards, policies and procedures.
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Public Consultation launched on FSC Advice Note on Non-conforming Products

13 September 2012 · FSC is currently developing an Advice Note on Non-conforming Products.
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Updated version of FSC Directive on FSC Forest Management Evaluations

12 September 2012 · The Directive has been updated with a new version of the Advice Note on wind turbine establishment.
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FSC's presence at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

11 September 2012 · The IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest conservation event. Held every four years, it aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic …
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FSC contributes to possible pan-European sustainable forestry convention

10 September 2012 · In 2011, Ministers of Europe (including former Soviet-Union countries) decided to work on a “Legally Binding Agreement on Forests In Europe”.
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FSC-Certified Company Angel Estrada - Bringing Environmental Stewardship to Argentinean Schools

5 September 2012 · Argentinean company Angel Estrada takes their FSC campaigns outside of the company
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Supporting FSC Certificate Holders in Using Trademarks

5 September 2012 · Launch of FSC Trademark Quick Guide and Trademark FAQ
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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.