FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

199,991,303 ha certified
38,293 CoC certificates
1,638 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

FSC is Testing Empowering Solutions for Smallholders and Communities

11 June 2018 · Two new solutions that meet the needs of smallholders and communities while ensuring the credibility of FSC certification began the testing phase on 1 June 2018.
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Uganda launches Africa’s first FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

5 June 2018 · Uganda is the first country in Africa to publish the FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Principles and Criteria (P&C). The …
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An Update on Controlled Wood

29 May 2018 · We realize there have been many changes to the controlled wood system recently, including the release of a revised standard.
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Reminder: Participate in the Group Standards Revision Needs Survey

23 May 2018 · The Survey to Evaluate Needs in the Revision of the Group Standard FSC-STD-30-005 V1-1 is still open until the 12th of June 2018.
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Second Consultation Now Open: Policy on the Use of Pesticides

22 May 2018 · A revised policy on the use of chemical pesticides in FSC-certified forests is open for consultation from 15 May to 15 July 2018.
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New Ecosystem Services Procedure Launched Today

22 May 2018 · The FSC Ecosystem Services Procedure FSC-PRO-30-006, an initiative to create incentives for the preservation of valuable ecosystem services in responsibly managed forests, was launched today. This is …
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New FSC risk assessments available

8 May 2018 · Approved FSC risk assessments for the Czech Republic, France, Malaysia, Poland, Sweden, and Turkey are now available.
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‘New Approaches’ Advances Smallholder and Community Certification in Chile

8 May 2018 · In the new FSC Chile office, stakeholders discussed a path for smallholders and communities to achieve FSC certification known as ‘continuous improvement’.
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New Controlled Wood Risk Assessments Open for Stakeholder Consultation

30 April 2018 · All stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on the draft FSC risk assessment for Papua New Guinea.
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New tools available to help certificate holders implement the revised trademark standard

10 April 2018 · Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 (V2-0) Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by certificate holders came into effect on 1 March 2018. FSC has developed a number of tools to …
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