FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

200,270,955 ha certified
35,412 CoC certificates
1,605 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

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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Join Our Webinar To Learn About Controlled Wood Due Diligence and Supply Chains

31 March 2016 · We would like to invite interested all staff to our next webinar, part three in a series dedicated to the revised controlled wood standard, FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0 Due Diligence and Supply Chains.
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Attention Certification Bodies: FSC Publishes New Accreditation Standard for Chain of Custody Evaluations

30 March 2016 · The FSC International Board of Directors has approved FSC-STD-20-011 V3-0 Chain of Custody Evaluations, which will be effective from 1 July 2016. The standard outlines requirements for …
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Update on revision of FSC-STD-50-001 Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders

29 March 2016 · The public consultation on the first draft of FSC-STD-50-001 Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders is complete. FSC …
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