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200,914,912 ha certified
35,739 CoC certificates
1,599 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

FSC Workshop: Placing pre-consumer reclaimed materials in FSC labelled paper products - is a revised approach necessary?

2 April 2012 · FSC Policy and Standards unit invites interested parties to attend a workshop on the 3rd of May 2012 to discuss the FSC’s approach on the use of pre-consumer reclaimed materials in FSC certified …
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Public consultation launched on FSC accreditation standard for Chain of Custody evaluations

1 April 2012 · FSC welcomes public comment on the revised draft FSC Accreditation Standard for COC Evaluations (FSC-STD-20-011).
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Motion 51 on strengthening the Controlled Wood system is progressing well

30 March 2012 · Now three months into a year-long process to revise the Controlled Wood (CW) system, we are pleased to provide you with an update on our progress.
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FSC starts the review process of FSC Standard for Chain of Custody Certification

8 March 2012 · FSC is initiating a major review process of the FSC standard for Chain of Custody (COC) Certification FSC-STD-40-004, following the defined review and revision cycle of FSC normative documents.
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Public consultation launched on merged Group and Multi-site Chain of Custody Standards

13 February 2012 · FSC welcomes public comment on the first revised standards draft for Chain of Custody certification of multiple sites, FSC-STD-40-003 V2-0. This draft standard merges the FSC policy for group …
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Public consultation open: The development and revision of FSC normative documents

23 January 2012 · The Working Group established in response to Motion 35 (GA 2008) and Motion 36 (GA 2011) was given the task to develop a document that governs the process of developing and revising normative …
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Revised Advice Note in FSC-DIR-40-005

23 December 2011 · FSC has recently undergone a review of ADVICE-40-005-18 regarding independence of companies Controlled Wood verification program. Revisions have been made that take into account comments received on …
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FSC Standard Interpretations are now available on the FSC website

15 December 2011 · FSC provides Standard Interpretations where these are necessary to ensure consistent application of the FSC standards. The Standard Interpretations are official interpretations of the FSC Policy and …
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FSC to Phase out Minor Components

FSC to phase-out minor components by the end of 2012

28 November 2011 · As recently announced, FSC is currently updating its standards to ensure that FSC certified products comply with government legality efforts, such as the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), US Lacey Act and …
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Minor review of FSC Controlled Wood standard is open for public consultation

7 November 2011 · A minor review of FSC Controlled Wood standard (FSC-STD-40-005 Company Evaluation of FSC Controlled Wood) is currently open for public consultation. This minor review results from the FSC efforts to …
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