FSC International – Forests for All Forever

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194,340,443 ha certified
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

Supporting FSC Certificate Holders in Using Trademarks

5 September 2012 · Launch of FSC Trademark Quick Guide and Trademark FAQ
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In Good Company with FSC

‘In Good Company’ with FSC®

4 September 2012 · 27-30 September 2012
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FSC Friday 2012 – Join Us on 28th September 2012!

3 September 2012 · FSC Friday is our annual celebration of responsible forestry and this year it will take place on Friday 28th September.
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Join the Forest Stewardship Council® at the 2012 Gold Standard® Annual Conference in Geneva on the 18th and 19th of September.

30 August 2012 · During the course of the two-day conference The Gold Standard will unveil new strategic initiatives and offer stakeholders the chance to interact, with high-level panel debates, workshops, and …
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Future is bright for FSC certification in China thanks to productive relationship with Chinese authorities

29 August 2012 · The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), which has been certifying businesses in China for fourteen years, is growing rapidly and together with the SFA, CNCA, and industry associations has made …
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Public Consultation launched on FSC Advice note on Access to Information regarding Species and Origin of Timber

24 August 2012 · FSC is developing an Advice note to ensure that FSC certified products comply with legally required information regarding species and origin of timber and timber products.
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The FSC 2011 Annual Report is now available!

20 August 2012 · A special video introduction by Director General Andre de Freitas highlights some of the events that made 2011 a landmark year for FSC.
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Certification brings the market to the mountains

18 August 2012 · FSC certification of community forests helps access international markets for non-timber forest products and leads to better forest management.
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Association and certification make small forests profitable

17 August 2012 · FSC certification brings economic advantages and market access to thousands of small forest owners in Sweden.
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Making music responsibly - world’s first FSC certified woodwind goes on sale

17 August 2012 · In January 2011, the world’s first FSC certified woodwind instrument was put on sale, sourced from certified forests in Tanzania.
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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.