FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

200,158,460 ha certified
33,853 CoC certificates
1,545 FM/CoC certificates

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Stakeholder Updates

Online Claims Platform update

19 December 2013 · Bonn, 19 December 2013 – FSC acknowledges the concerns of some companies related to the Online Claims Platform (OCP). During consultations with a variety of organizations, it has been clear that all …
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Resolute Forest Products undertakes to regain certification

17 December 2013 · FSC notes the stated commitment of Resolute Forest Products to regain certification of three Canadian certificates that were marked for suspension from 1 January 2014.
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Suspension of Resolute FSC Certificates

13 December 2013 · Three FSC certificates held by Resolute Forest Products, Canada’s largest forest enterprise, will be suspended from 1 January 2014. The decision by the Rainforest Alliance comes following the …
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ASI Suspends Certification Activities for LGA Intercert

1 August 2013 · Effective 13 June 2013, Accreditation Services International (ASI) suspended Certification Body LGA Intercert GmbH (LGA/IC) from issuing FSC Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification …
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ASI Lifts the Suspension of SGS Hong Kong

28 May 2013 · Suspended Certification Body Has Addressed Nonconformity Issues and May Resume Certification Activities
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ASI Suspends SGS Hong Kong

2 April 2013 · Certification Body Not Permitted to Issue New FSC Certificates
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FSC & Forest Management in Russia

5 June 2012 · Forests are different around the world: they have different characteristics and conservation values. In Russia, as in many countries, the age of a tree or trees is not the single factor which …
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Rainforest Alliance to carry out a pre-assessment of Veracel Celulose S/A

30 May 2012 · On 13 April 2012, the Rainforest Alliance announced the pre-assessment for forest management certification of Veracel Celulose S/A. The pre-assessment will be carried out between 28 May and 06 June …
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Protecting endangered Tigers in the Taiga

6 April 2012 · Old growth forests, identified as high conservation values through FSC certification, protect habitat for the endangered Amur tiger in the Russian Far East
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FSC welcomes European Union proposals for Rio+20

30 March 2012 · During the March negotiation meeting in New York, held in the run-up to the Rio+20 conference, the European Union presented a number of proposals which can, according to the Forest Stewardship …
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