FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

200,270,955 ha certified
35,412 CoC certificates
1,605 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

Seeking Input on How to Obtain Free, Prior, and Informed Consent

12 March 2018 · During the period 2 March to 2 May 2018, we are gathering stakeholder feedback on our seven steps to obtaining free, prior, and informed consent from Indigenous Peoples, traditional …
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FSC Portugal Publishes National Forest Stewardship Standard

12 March 2018 · Portugal becomes the fourth country to publish a national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) based on Version 5 of the FSC Principles and Criteria. The standard will be effective from 25 …
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Submit Your Comments on Revised Trademark Standard by 15 March

6 March 2018 · The first public consultation on the revised trademark standard for non-certificate holders (FSC-STD-50-002 V2-0) ends on 15 March 2018. Comments must be submitted through our online consultation …
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Revised trademark standard for certificate holders is now effective

1 March 2018 · Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 (V2-0) Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by certificate holders becomes effective today, 1 March 2018. Certificate holders are now able …
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Publication of Advice Notes for Revised CoC Standard

27 February 2018 · After the publication of the revised CoC Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-0) last year, we received a lot of positive feedback from our stakeholders.
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Global Joint FSC and PEFC Certification Figures

6 February 2018 · In 2017, FSC and PEFC agreed to jointly collect and publish data about double certification on a country by country basis in response to requests from stakeholders.
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Consultation on Joint Control Measures Project for Central Europe

6 February 2018 · We invite all stakeholders to join our consultation to develop a universal set of voluntary FSC risk assessment control measures for Central Europe.
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FSC United Kingdom Publishes New Version if its National Forest Stewardship Standard

6 February 2018 · A revised national forest stewardship standard for the UK has just been published, and will be effective for FSC forest management certification from 1 April 2018.
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New Version of the Standard for Certifying Groups Now Available

25 January 2018 · Effective 1 April 2018, FSC-STD-30-005 V1-1 FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups is now available for download.
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New Interpretations of Controlled Wood Standards Now Available

16 January 2018 · New interpretations regarding controlled wood for both chain of custody standards and controlled wood standards are available, and are effective from 16 January 2018.An interpretation is a …
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