FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

195,726,092 ha certified
33,229 CoC certificates
1,507 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

New CoC Advice Notes and Interpretations Now Available

6 October 2017 · Effective 5 October 2017: Updated chain of custody (CoC) directive and two interpretations.
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New Risk Assessments Now Available

26 September 2017 · Effective 21 September 2017: FSC-approved risk assessment categories available for Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, and Romania.
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New Controlled Wood Risk Assessments Open for Stakeholder Consultation

29 August 2017 · All stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on risk assessments for Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Swaziland, and Turkey. The consultation will be open until 30 September …
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WE CERTIFY FORESTS BIG AND SMALL – So we understand that these forests are, in turn, managed by individuals and groups of all shapes and sizes. You may not know, for example, that nearly half of Europe’s forest land is owned by private individuals who often manage very small plots. Those forest managers – known as smallholders or small and community producers – who take care of a small area of forest can include Indigenous Peoples, communities, and family foresters, who practice low-intensity forest management.

Learning from Others: Approaches To Encouraging Smallholder Certification

23 August 2017 · At the workshop in New Delhi, India, there was an opportunity to share experiences of using stepwise approaches as …
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Working Group Established to Revise FSC Trademark Standard

22 August 2017 · FSC has established a technical working group to revise its trademark standard, FSC-STD-50-002 (V1-0): Requirements for promotional use of the FSC trademarks by non-certificate …
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Group Certification Now Open for 30-Day Consultation

17 August 2017 · Minor changes have been made to the FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management …
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Controlled Wood Risk Assessment Public Consultation: 1 September 2017

15 August 2017 · All stakeholders will be invited to provide feedback on risk assessments for Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Swaziland, and Turkey. The consultation will open from 1 to 30 …
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Public Consultation on a Revised Pesticides Policy Now Open

31 July 2017 · All stakeholders are invited to participate in an online consultation for a revised pesticides policy (Draft 1-0). You can provide feedback from 31 July until 29 October 2017.
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Group Certification to Undergo Minor Revision

25 July 2017 · The FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups (FSC-STD-30-005 V1-0) is …
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New Risk Assessments Now Available

25 July 2017 · Effective and available immediately: FSC-approved risk assessment categories for Bulgaria, Slovakia, and Viet Nam.
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