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202,259,301 ha certified
35,160 CoC certificates
1,596 FM/CoC certificates

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

Brad Kahn at International Pulp Week – FSC Forum at International Pulp Week

FSC® Forum at International Pulp Week

22 May 2012 · FSC Canada, FSC International, and FSC US co-hosted an information and Q&A session at International Pulp Week in Vancouver, Canada on 7 May 2012. The forum was designed to address key topics and …
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FSC invites stakeholder comments on draft Advice on splitting FMUs

22 May 2012 · FSC invites stakeholder comments on the draft Advice on splitting FMUs for the certification of Forest Management Units (FMUs) with areas converted from natural forest to plantations after 1994.
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New study finds PEFC system insufficient to meet FSC Controlled Wood requirements

15 May 2012 · A recent NEPCon study which evaluated the extent to which the PEFC system could guarantee that controversial wood was excluded from PEFC certified products, a requirement of the FSC Controlled Wood …
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FSC membership survey for the review of the FSC Statutes and By-laws is now open

11 May 2012 · The FSC Board of Directors has mandated the FSC Secretariat to conduct a Review of the current FSC Statutes and By-laws, with the objective of improving the overall governance of the organization, …
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FSC invites stakeholder comments on the first draft Enquiry Procedure of the Policy and Standards Unit

11 May 2012 · FSC is currently developing an Enquiry Procedure for designated enquirers and Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) staff to place, process, record and respond to enquiries related to the FSC Normative …
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Company engagement with smallholders

10 May 2012 · Session at FSC Forum in Vancouver presents success stories on group certification and company engagement
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Picture Francois Dufresne – President of FSC Canada.

FSC Canada Appoints François Dufresne as its New President

7 May 2012 · The FSC Canada Board of Directors has appointed François Dufresne as President effective May 1st, 2012.
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Writing the Future at the 5th FSC® Global Paper Forum, Drupa2012

4 May 2012 · Over the past eight years Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) has become a leading player in the paper sector. The 5th FSC Global Paper Forum is held during the trade fair the Drupa2012 in …
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FSC Pest Management website released

25 April 2012 · A new website entirely dedicated to FSC Pesticide policy is now available to all interested stakeholders. This new communication platform is a resource centre and an exchange tool for interested …
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Members of COOPERFLORESTA at the workshop

Smallholder training in the Amazon

23 April 2012 · Value chain analysis and solidarity economy workshops in Acre, Brazil
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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.