FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

196,518,316 ha certified
36,195 CoC certificates
1,579 FM/CoC certificates

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Stakeholder Updates


Exova BM TRADA’s FSC Accreditation Suspended Worldwide

20 April 2016 · Effective 15 April 2016, Accreditation Services International (ASI) suspended certification body Exova (UK) Ltd, trading as Exova BM TRADA, from issuing FSC chain of custody (CoC) certificates …
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Independent complaints panel begins evaluation of Holzindustrie Schweighofer

18 April 2016 · BONN, Germany (18 April 2016) – This week, the independent complaints panel established by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will begin its evaluation of the allegations of trading and processing …
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Further assessment of FSC Chain of Custody Certification standard before publication

5 April 2016 · The FSC International Board of Directors has decided to postpone the publication of the FSC-STD-40-004 Chain of Custody Certification standard for six months to ensure the effects of its proposed …
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Roadmap to End Disassociation with APP Is Open for Consultation

4 April 2016 · From 4 April to 1 May 2016, FSC international members are invited to consult on a draft roadmap outlining the commitments required from Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) before the FSC Board of Directors …
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FSC Has Reached 30,000 Chain of Custody Certificates!

30 March 2016 · FSC reached 30,000 certificates in the supply chain – an impressive milestone that couldn’t have been achieved without the support of all our members and stakeholders.
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Role of Certification in EU Timber Regulation Enforcement

23 February 2016 · Last week, the European Commission published a report on the effectiveness of the EU Timber Regulation during its first two years of implementation.
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Learning to Prevent Conflict Escalation in the FSC System

27 January 2016 · Between 18 and 20 November 2015, FSC International, in collaboration with FSC Brazil, facilitated a workshop on mediation practices in the FSC system. The workshop aimed to raise awareness about …
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FSC ends Disassociation with Dalhoff Larsen and Horneman

18 January 2016 · The Board of Directors of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to end FSC’s disassociation from Dalhoff Larsen and Horneman (DLH) on a probationary basis.
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FSC launches mediation in Canada to ensure responsible forest management

17 December 2015 · December 16, 2015 (Bonn, Germany) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International is convening a mediation process to bring together stakeholders in a spirit of collaboration, to address issues …
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Business Must Support Climate Change Mitigation, Says FSC

14 December 2015 · 14 December 2015 (Bonn, Germany) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) calls on business to support the global efforts to limit climate change through new initiatives such as those taken by the World …
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