FSC International – Forests for All Forever

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200,197,606 ha certified
33,851 CoC certificates
1,546 FM/CoC certificates

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Stakeholder Updates


Creating incentives for certificate holders: Ecosystem Services Procedure and Guidance open for consultation

21 November 2017 · The second draft of the Ecosystem Services Procedure and the first draft of the Guidance will be open for consultation from 24 November to 23 December 2017.
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Join the Forest Stewardship Council at COP 23

7 November 2017 · Forests have always been crucial in solving the challenges presented by climate change. FSC certification can play an important …
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A look back at the 2017 FSC General Assembly

7 November 2017 · In October, the 2017 FSC General Assembly drew over 700 attendees from across the globe and resulted in votes passing 15 motions, some of which represent important steps forward for important issues …
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Group Certification Consultation Results

7 November 2017 · A synopsis of all the comments received following a 30-day consultation on the draft minor revision of FSC-STD-30-005 is now available.
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How to Include High Conservation Values into National Forest Stewardship Standards

7 November 2017 · A draft guide to help standard development groups to identify, manage, and monitor high conservation values (HCVs) in their country is open for consultation from 7 November 2017 to 5 January 2018.
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Making a move towards digital

5 October 2017 · As FSC moves in a new digital direction, we’re ensuring that we’re hiring the right people for the job. People who understand our vision for the future, and who have the skills to make that vision …
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Note: Next issue of News & Views on 24 October 2017

5 October 2017 · Due to the FSC general assembly the next issue of News & Views will be sent out on 24 October 2017
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FSC to hold webinars on the public consultation for the first draft of FSC Pesticides Policy

21 September 2017 · Public consultation ends 29 October 2017
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FSC Board of Directors approves ILO generic criteria and indicators, reaching important milestone to secure worker’s rights in forestry

18 September 2017 · The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has reached an important milestone with the recent approval of the generic criteria and indicators based on the principles of the International Labour …
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