FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

200,176,918 ha certified
33,829 CoC certificates
1,546 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

Modification of Auditing Rules for the Revised Controlled Wood Standard

28 November 2017 · FSC announces a new advice note (FSC-ADV-20-011-09) in the FSC Directive on Chain of Custody …
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FSC Italy Publishes National Forest Stewardship Standard

21 November 2017 · Italy becomes the third country to publish a national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the
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FSC Publishes Revised Trademark Standard

20 November 2017 · The FSC International Board of Directors has approved the revised Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 (V2-0) Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by certificate holders. The …
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Reaching Smallholders in the Global South: Discussion Paper Now Open for 30-Day Consultation

15 November 2017 · In 2018, and with the aim of increasing the number of smallholders in the FSC system and total forest area coverage, the
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Reaching Smallholders in the Global North: Discussion Paper Now Open for 30-Day Consultation

15 November 2017 · In 2018, and with the aim of increasing the number of smallholders in the FSC system and total forest area coverage, the
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FPIC and HCV: A human approach to landscapes and communities

15 November 2017 · The intersection between the two controversial topics of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) and high conservation values (HCV) was explored in a side event at the FSC General Assembly.
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New National Risk Assessment Category 1 For Spain Now Available

9 November 2017 · Effective 07 November 2017: FSC has approved controlled wood category 1 for the national risk assessment (NRA) for Spain.
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Implementation of transaction verification and fibre testing in the charcoal supply chain

7 November 2017 · Confirmation of inaccuracies in the charcoal supply chain will lead to mandatory transaction verification and fibre testing starting in quarter four of 2017
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Group Certification Consultation Results

7 November 2017 · A synopsis of all the comments received following a 30-day consultation on the draft minor revision of FSC-STD-30-005 is now available.
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How to Include High Conservation Values into National Forest Stewardship Standards

7 November 2017 · A draft guide to help standard development groups to identify, manage, and monitor high conservation values (HCVs) in their country is open for consultation from 7 November 2017 to 5 January 2018.
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