FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

200,590,184 ha certified
34,862 CoC certificates
1,590 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

FSC Establishes FPIC Working Group

20 June 2018 · Six international members and a representative of an accredited FSC certification body will revise our guide on how to obtain free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) within the scope of
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Register for Our Webinar on the Revised Pesticides Policy

19 June 2018 · Join us in early July for an update about the proposals in the second draft and to ask questions to help you participate in the online consultation.
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New Approaches Concept Note Now Available

19 June 2018 · A concept note that describes the planned activities of the New Approaches to Smallholder and Community certification (New Approaches) project is available for download.
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FSC Suspends Two Certificate Holders Following Investigation

18 June 2018 · Transaction verification carried out by ASI identified significant mismatches between both companies.
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Stakeholders Agree to Common Ground on Which to Build a Controlled Wood Strategy

18 June 2018 · After three days of dialogue, attendees agreed to nine objectives to help increase the spread and impact of FSC …
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FSC is Testing Empowering Solutions for Smallholders and Communities

11 June 2018 · Two new solutions that meet the needs of smallholders and communities while ensuring the credibility of FSC certification began the testing phase on 1 June 2018.
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Uganda launches Africa’s first FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

5 June 2018 · Uganda is the first country in Africa to publish the FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Principles and Criteria (P&C). The …
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An Update on Controlled Wood

29 May 2018 · We realize there have been many changes to the controlled wood system recently, including the release of a revised standard.
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Reminder: Participate in the Group Standards Revision Needs Survey

23 May 2018 · The Survey to Evaluate Needs in the Revision of the Group Standard FSC-STD-30-005 V1-1 is still open until the 12th of June 2018.
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Second Consultation Now Open: Policy on the Use of Pesticides

22 May 2018 · A revised policy on the use of chemical pesticides in FSC-certified forests is open for consultation from 15 May to 15 July 2018.
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