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36,887 CoC certificates
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Technical Updates


14 March 2019 · FSC wholeheartedly welcomes the UN’s decision to declare 2021-2030 the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The coming years will determine whether the world can live up to the commitments made by …
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Brazil Issues its First FSC Ecosystem Services Verification

20 March 2019 · FSC has issued its first ecosystem services verification in Brazil to an organization in the Bailique region.
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14 March 2019 · The relevant working group is tasked with developing a holistic policy on conversion, as part of implementing Motion 7 (GA2017). It is comprised of six members equally representing economic, …
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Malaysian FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) re-published

12 March 2019 · The FSC International Performance and Standards Unit (PSU) is re-publishing the FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) of Malaysia. The Malaysian NFSS was previously published on 20 November …
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The Netherlands Launch Revised FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

12 March 2019 · The new FSC national standard for the Netherlands was developed by a chamber-balanced standards development group by engaging multiple stakeholders.
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The United States Completes FSC Supplementary Requirements for Certification of USDA Forest Service Lands

12 March 2019 · Supplementary requirements have been added to the FSC-US Forest Management Standard, making USDA Forest Service-administered lands (national forests) eligible to seek certification for the first time.
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Mariusz Skrobot's FSC Licenses Terminated

5 March 2019 · Mariusz Skrobot has terminated its trademark license agreement with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), which has triggered the termination of their FSC chain of custody certification, effective …
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Revised FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders Available

1 March 2019 · The revised FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders will become effective on 1 June 2019.
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FSC Risk Assessment for Swaziland is Now Available

27 February 2019 · Effective 27 February 2019, organizations seeking to source controlled wood from Swaziland are required to use the latest FSC …
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FSC Welcomes New EU Ecolabel Requirements

26 February 2019 · The European Commission just published new criteria for the EU Ecolabel for graphic paper, tissue paper and tissue products. These include robust requirements for the origin of the fibres used, …
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