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200,363,287 ha certified
34,808 CoC certificates
1,587 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

Motion 65 IFLs Advice Note: Open for Consultation

14 October 2016 · Last month, after extensive stakeholder feedback, the FSC International Board of Directors decided to revise the default indicator in …
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Update: Development of the FSC Ecosystem Services Procedure

20 September 2016 · FSC is creating incentives to preserve valuable ecosystem services in responsibly managed forests, by developing two new tools for certificate holders to access emerging markets for these services.
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FSC Controlled Wood Strategy podcast available for download

20 September 2016 · The Controlled Wood strategy process, headed by the FSC Board Strategy Planning committee, is now underway! If you are confused about the current state of Controlled Wood (CW), or just want to know …
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Incorporating Gender Equality in National Forest Stewardship Standards

29 August 2016 · With the release of a new guidance document on gender equality, empowering women in the workplace is expected to take centre stage in FSC’s national forest standards.
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FSC Receives Submissions For Two New National Forest Stewardship Standards

9 August 2016 · Our standard development groups (SDGs) in the People’s Republic of China and Metropolitan France – the part of France …
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FSC Board Appoints Eight New Pesticide Advisors

9 August 2016 · The FSC International Board has appointed eight new technical advisors, each with regional and local expertise, to evaluate …
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Calculating A Fair Deal For Brazil’s Coffee Farmers

9 August 2016 · Brazilian coffee farmers earn a wage that keeps them above the poverty line, but still just below the region’s living wage benchmark, a new report has found.
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Working Group established to revise FSC Pesticides Policy

5 July 2016 · An interest-balanced working group has been established to revise the FSC Pesticides Policy. The working group comprises six stakeholders and three technical experts, who together represent both …
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Open for Consultation: Chain of Custody Standard and Transaction Verification Requirements

15 June 2016 · Today, 15 June 2016, FSC will open the third public consultation on the FSC-STD-40-004 V3-0 Chain of Custody Certification standard.
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Social Chamber Member Needed for Chain of Custody Working Group

17 May 2016 · An FSC member from the social chamber (North or South) is needed to fill a vacant position on the working group revising the chain of custody (CoC) standard.
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