FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

200,820,294 ha certified
33,954 CoC certificates
1,568 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

Open call for stakeholders and technical experts to join working group for revision of FSC Pesticides Policy

11 December 2015 · FSC is looking for stakeholders and technical experts (not exclusive to FSC membership) to join an interest-balanced working group to revise our pesticides policy. The group will identify the best …
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Wanted: consultative forum members for ecosystem services procedure

11 December 2015 · All FSC stakeholders are invited to register their interest in providing input on technical issues related to the development of the procedure Demonstrating the Impact of Forest Stewardship on …
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Amended Chain of Custody Advice Note – 50 Per Cent Labelling Threshold Extended Until New Chain of Custody Standard Becomes Effective

11 December 2015 · The FSC International Board of Directors approved a one-time measure to extend the ’FSC Mix 50 per cent registered’ claim for chip and fibre products until the new chain of custody …
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FSC Policy for Association: drafts released for second consultation

1 December 2015 · FSC International invites your participation in the second and final public consultation on the Policy for the Association of Organizations with FSC (FSC-POL-01-004). The 60-day consultation period …
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National Forest Stewardship Standards Rollout Schedule Published

27 November 2015 · On 28 November 2015, the Policy and Standards Unit of FSC International Center published its rollout schedule for the National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS).
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FSC Scale, Intensity and Risk (SIR) Guidelines for Standard Developers: draft released for first consultation

27 November 2015 · Revised draft of the FSC SIR guidelines released for public consultation from 1 December 2015 until 15 January 2016
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FSC Publishes Updated Addendum on Small or Low-Intensity Managed Forests (SLIMFs)

27 November 2015 · On 28 November 2015, the Policy and Standards Unit of FSC International Center published an updated FSC SLIMF addendum (FSC-STD-01-004a-EN) to include national thresholds on the size of the forest and …
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Volunteers Wanted for Ecosystem Services Marketing Advisory Committee

16 November 2015 · The Ecosystem Services Programme of FSC International is currently looking for volunteers to advise on the development of ecosystem services promotional claims. The deadline for applications is 8 …
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The revised Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders is now open for public consultation

16 November 2015 · All stakeholders are invited to comment on the first draft of the revised STD-50-001 by 31 January 2016.
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FSC Publishes Revised Directive on Sourcing Controlled Wood to Ensure Consistency

6 November 2015 · On 4 November 2015, the Policy and Standards Director of FSC International Center approved a revised …
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