FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

200,377,892 ha certified
35,386 CoC certificates
1,606 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

Momentum Continues Towards Harmonizing HCV Management Practices Throughout the FSC System

3 July 2018 · In late June in Bonn, a group of technical experts working on advancing best practices for managing and maintaining high conservation values (HCVs) in FSC-certified forests identified case studies …
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New International Generic Indicators (IGIS) are Effective Immediately

3 July 2018 · Effective 1 July 2018 are a set of international generic indicators (IGIs) that address the International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions principles; intact forest landscapes; free, prior, and …
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FSC Denmark Publishes New National Forest Stewardship Standard

3 July 2018 · Denmark becomes the latest country to publish a national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the
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Half Year FSC Risk Assessments Update

3 July 2018 · We assessed the risk of sourcing controlled material in 31 countries, and are in the process of evaluating 28 more by the end of 2019.
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New FSC Risk Assessments Available

27 June 2018 · Approved FSC risk assessments for Chile, Japan and Swaziland are now available.
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FSC Welcomes Voluntary Guidelines for Forest Concessions in the Tropics

22 June 2018 · In May 2018, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published voluntary guidelines for governments and all other stakeholders to “promote the sustainable management of …
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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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