FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

196,970,438 ha certified
35,978 CoC certificates
1,594 FM/CoC certificates

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Stakeholder Updates

ASI Lifts the suspension of Exova BM Trada

19 August 2016 · Effective 16 August 2016, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of FSC-accredited certification body Exova BM Trada. The company is qualified for FSC Chain of Custody …
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Celebrate forests on #FSCFriday

18 August 2016 · On 30 September 2016, FSC offices, certificate holders, members, and partners will host a series of events around the world designed to celebrate and raise awareness about responsible forest …
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FSC disassociates from BILT

16 August 2016 · BONN, Germany (16 August 2016) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has announced that it has disassociated from Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT) and the subsidiary company Sabah Forest …
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Help FSC support #WeAreIndigenous

9 August 2016 · Today, Tuesday 9 August, is International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. This year, FSC has teamed up with the United Nations to …
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FSC Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee calls for Indigenous Peoples to be allowed to lead the way in forestry

17 June 2016 · The Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee (PIPC) of FSC has called for a change in forest economics, to move away from extraction towards “hope generation” via investment in indigenous cultural …
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Suspension

Quality Austria’s FSC Accreditation Suspended

2 June 2016 · Accreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended certification body Quality Austria from issuing FSC chain of custody (CoC) certificates worldwide. The decision took effect on 29 May 2016.
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Limitations of LCAs can be addressed with FSC certification

24 May 2016 · Recent research conducted by FSC International and WWF US confirms FSC certification is the best tool to ensure prevention and minimization of environmental and social impacts of paper and wood-based …
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FSC maintains association with BILT Graphic Paper Products Ltd subject to conditions

17 May 2016 · BONN, Germany (17 May 2016) – On 10 March 2016, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International Board of Directors agreed to maintain association with BILT Graphic Paper Products Limited (BILT), …
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call

FSC Seeks to Fill Five Posts on the Policy and Standards Committee

10 May 2016 · The Policy and Standards Committee (PSC), a six-person advising committee to the FSC Board of Directors, is seeking five members to serve a three-year term starting in July 2016. Application deadline …
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Dispute resolution programme update – April 2016

3 May 2016 · The FSC dispute resolution programme processed a total of five cases in Q1 2016.
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