FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

200,363,287 ha certified
34,808 CoC certificates
1,587 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

Join the Technical Working Group and Consultative Forum for Trademark Standard Revision

11 July 2017 · FSC is calling for all stakeholders and technical experts to join the technical working group for the revision of the standard FSC-STD-50-002 (V1-0) - Requirements for promotional use of the FSC® …
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Changes to the Directive on FSC Controlled Wood

30 June 2017 · FSC announces changes to the controlled wood requirements related to timber legality legislation in the Directive on FSC Controlled Wood. You can find the directive
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Transaction verification to be introduced in bamboo supply chains

20 June 2017 · Mandatory transaction verification of the bamboo supply chain will be introduced in the second half of 2017, due to discoveries of inaccuracies.
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Controlled Wood: New Risk Assessments Now Available

23 May 2017 · With effect 18 May 2017, FSC has approved risk assessments for Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, and Viet Nam.
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Bulgarian National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) Approved

16 May 2017 · The FSC Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) is pleased to announce the approval of an FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) in the Republic of Bulgaria: FSC-STD-BGR-01-2016 Bulgarian …
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Metropolitan France National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) Approved

15 May 2017 · The FSC Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) is pleased to announce the publication of an FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) in France: FSC-STD-FRA-01-2016 Metropolitan France – …
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The First Public Consultation on Demonstrating the Impact of Forest Stewardship on Ecosystem Services Ends Soon

10 May 2017 · We have made a procedural document for certificate holders and a discussion paper on market tools and trademark use available for feedback from stakeholders. The consultation period runs from 24 March …
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Consultation Open: Controlled Wood Strategy

9 May 2017 · In order to further develop the controlled wood strategy, FSC is holding an open consultation following the outcome of the recent Controlled Wood Global Strategy Workshop (28 February to 2 March …
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New Controlled Wood risk assessments open for stakeholder consultation

2 May 2017 · All stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on risk assessments for Argentina, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Guatemala, and Republic of Korea. The consultation will be open until 31 May …
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National Forest Stewardship Standards: A call for submissions from standard development groups

18 April 2017 · FSC is calling on standard development groups (SDGs) to help identify problems related to the normative framework for national forest stewardship standard (NFSS) development and act on them. We are …
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