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Facts & Figures

200,188,774 ha certified
33,938 CoC certificates
1,568 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

New Trademark standard for non-certificate holders published

26 June 2012 · FSC announces the approval of the “Requirements for promotional use of the FSC trademarks by non-certificate holders” (FSC-STD-50-002). The Standard indicates who is eligible to become a …
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FSC Congo Basin Regional Standard approval

14 June 2012 · The FSC Policy and Standards Committee (PSC) has delivered a positive approval decision for the “FSC-STD-CB-01-2012-EN Congo Basin Regional Standard”.
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Advice Note on Labeling Products from Small and Community Producers Approved

13 June 2012 · FSC announces approval of the Advice Note: Labeling Products from Small and Community Producers (FSC-ADV-50-003 V1-0). It is available in English and Spanish. The Advice Note indicates who is …
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Controlled Wood Risk Assessment Underway in Poland

11 June 2012 · At the end of 2010 there were around 9 million hectares of forests in Poland: this is equivalent to 29.2% of the country’s total land area (based on the report 'The State Forests in …
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New Advice Note clarifies requirements for the establishment of wind turbines within FSC® certified areas.

24 May 2012 · The FSC Policy and Standards Unit has released a new Advice Note (ADVICE-20-007-16) that explains the requirements to be complied with for the establishment of wind turbines within FSC certified …
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Public consultation launched on FSC Advice note on minor components

22 May 2012 · The draft FSC Advice note on the end of minor components exemptions is currently open for public consultation.
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FSC invites stakeholder comments on draft Advice on splitting FMUs

22 May 2012 · FSC invites stakeholder comments on the draft Advice on splitting FMUs for the certification of Forest Management Units (FMUs) with areas converted from natural forest to plantations after 1994.
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New study finds PEFC system insufficient to meet FSC Controlled Wood requirements

15 May 2012 · A recent NEPCon study which evaluated the extent to which the PEFC system could guarantee that controversial wood was excluded from PEFC certified products, a requirement of the FSC Controlled Wood …
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FSC invites stakeholder comments on the first draft Enquiry Procedure of the Policy and Standards Unit

11 May 2012 · FSC is currently developing an Enquiry Procedure for designated enquirers and Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) staff to place, process, record and respond to enquiries related to the FSC Normative …
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FSC Pest Management website released

25 April 2012 · A new website entirely dedicated to FSC Pesticide policy is now available to all interested stakeholders. This new communication platform is a resource centre and an exchange tool for interested …
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