FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

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

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Technical Updates

FSC Re-examines the 1994 Rule for Plantations

10 May 2016 · Following the passage of Motion 12 at the 2014 General Assembly in Seville, …
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Risk Assessments for Bulgaria, Denmark, Myanmar, Slovakia, and Viet Nam Open for Consultation

3 May 2016 · FSC International is inviting all interested stakeholders to provide their feedback on new risk assessments – for Bulgaria, Denmark, Myanmar, Slovakia and Viet Nam – between 1 and 31 May 2016.
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HCV Manager’s Guide: Draft Released for First Consultation

3 May 2016 · New guide to managing high conservation values in FSC-certified forests open for consultation from 3 May until 2 July.
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Draft Intact Forest Landscape Indicators for National FSC Standards Released for Public Consultation

3 May 2016 · Draft of new intact forest landscape indicators open for consultation from 3 May until 2 July.
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Updated List of Approved National Group Chain of Custody Eligibility Criteria Now Available

28 April 2016 · On 25 March 2016, in the context of its National Group Chain of Custody Eligibility Criteria, FSC approved a new definition of a ‘small’ enterprise in Italy.
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Successful ILO Core Conventions Working Group Meeting

26 April 2016 · The working group tasked with developing generic criteria and indicators for compliance with the International Labour Organization (ILO) Core Conventions met for the second time in Bonn, Germany on …
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The FSC Glossary of Terms Has Been Updated

19 April 2016 · FSC certificate holders (CHs) and FSC-accredited certification bodies (CBs) are encouraged to download the latest version of FSC–STD–01-002 FSC Glossary of Terms.
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Webinar: Risk Mitigation for Sourcing Controlled Wood

19 April 2016 · FSC International invites all interested stakeholders to the next webinar in a series dedicated to the revised controlled wood (CW) standard, FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0 [i]Requirements for Sourcing FSC …
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FSC Publishes New Training Requirements for Certification Bodies

1 April 2016 · On 1 April 2016, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) published a new procedure document, FSC-PRO-20-004 V 1-0 General Requirements for an FSC Training Programme. It becomes effective on the same …
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Scale, Intensity, and Risk Guideline Approved

1 April 2016 · On 23 March 2016, FSC approved a new guideline on scale, intensity, and risk (SIR). This is an important step towards the gradual transfer of all FSC forest management standards to the FSC Principles …
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