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33,826 CoC certificates
1,544 FM/CoC certificates

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Stakeholder Updates

FSC Welcomes Recognition of FSC Scheme by Australian Government

8 December 2014 · On 30 November 2014, certain provisions of the Australian Illegal Logging Prohibition Act 2012 (Cth) became operative.
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Why FSC did not sign the New York Forest Declaration

14 November 2014 · The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) did not sign the New York Forest Declaration because it believes the Declaration is weaker than the official proposals currently on the table for the Sustainable …
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ASI accredits NEPCon OÜ

4 November 2014 · Bonn, 3 November 2014 – Accreditation Services International (ASI) has accredited the certification body NEPCon OÜ (NEPCon) for issuing FSC Chain of Custody, Forest Management and Controlled Wood …
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FSC closes the investigation of New Forests Company and its Uganda Plantations

20 October 2014 · FSC has decided to close its investigation of the allegations that were raised by Oxfam about violations of FSC’s Principles & Criteria by New Forests Company (NFC) in September 2011.
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Global Witness Complaint against the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG)

7 October 2014 · Global Witness lodged a Policy for Association complaint against the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG). FSC accepted the complaint on the 24th of September 2014.
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The Amazon Alternative

The Amazon Alternative (TAA) leaves lasting legacy

23 May 2014 · After five years of service, the Amazon Alternative (TAA) comes to an end and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) would like to thank everyone involved …
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Annual Audit Report for Swedwood Karelia LLC Reveals CARS

24 February 2014 · On 31 January 2014, FSC-accredited certification body, Rainforest Alliance, published the 2013 Annual Audit Report for Swedwood Karelia LLC, which included six Major Corrective Action Requests (CARs) …
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ASI Lifts the Suspension of LGA Intercert GmbH

6 February 2014 · Effective 23 January 2014, the suspension of accredited certification body LGA Intercert GmbH by Accreditation Services International (ASI) has been lifted for its full accredited scope.
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FSC launches a new version of its Public Certificate Search

20 December 2013 · The updated version of the Public Certificate Search is now available on the website of FSC International.
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Changes to the Revised Annual Accreditation Fee (AAF) Policy

20 December 2013 · A number of changes have been made to the revised AAF Policy (FSC-POL-20-005 V2).
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