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

Controlled Wood Risk Assessments Update – November 2015

30 October 2015 · Recently, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) approved seven proposals for national risk assessments, and published a schedule for all controlled wood risk assessments to be conducted between 2015 …
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FSC to clarify criteria of Principle 9 related to high conservation values

16 October 2015 · To address Policy Motion 65 of the 2014 general assembly, a technical working group (TWG) will develop good practice guidelines for maintaining and protecting high conservation values (HCVs) in …
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Chain of Custody

FSC Publishes New Advice Note Regarding Pre-consumer Reclaimed Paper

16 October 2015 · Today, 16 October 2015, FSC published a new advice note within the FSC Directive on Chain of Custody Certification (FSC-DIR-40-004).
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Volunteers wanted for Technical Working Group

13 October 2015 · The Ecosystem Services Program of FSC International is looking for FSC stakeholders to join the Technical Working Group that will develop a new procedural document, [i]Demonstrating the Impact of …
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Webinar: Consultation on FSC Chain of Custody Standard Draft Explained

3 October 2015 · To better share information on the changes being proposed to the FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) Certification (FSC-STD-40-004), a recorded webinar is now available to stakeholders.
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Wanted: Technical Advisors to the FSC Pesticides Committee

2 October 2015 · The Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) at FSC International is pleased to invite experts on pesticides and integrated pest management in forests to submit their applications by 13 October 2015.
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Chain of Custody

The FSC Chain of Custody standard: draft released for second consultation

31 August 2015 · The second draft of the Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard (FSC-STD-40-004) is open for consultation from 1 September 2015. This revised draft is accompanied by a discussion paper that proposes a range …
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Update on Controlled Wood Company Risk Assessments

27 August 2015 · Bonn, Germany (28 August 2015) – Company risk assessments will no longer be eliminated on 31 December 2015, as previously communicated; rather company risk assessments will be phased out over …
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Ask me anything on the FSC Policy for Association drafts

27 August 2015 · FSC stakeholders are invited to participate in a one-hour call-in meeting with FSC International staff and ask questions that will help inform the consultation process of the Policy for Association …
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Consultation on FSC Policy for Association drafts explained

21 August 2015 · To better share information on the changes being proposed to these core documents, a recorded webinar is now available to stakeholders – in both English and in Spanish.
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