FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

198,705,517 ha certified
37,365 CoC certificates
1,620 FM/CoC certificates

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Technical Updates

FSC Risk Assessments for Argentina, Colombia, Thailand, Hungary, Slovenia are Now Available

16 April 2019 · Effective 16 April 2019, organizations seeking to source controlled wood from Argentina, Colombia, Thailand, Hungary, or Slovenia are required to use the latest FSC risk assessments to conform with …
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Changes Made to the NRA for Uruguay

16 April 2019 · Effective 16 April 2019, the national risk assessment for Uruguay has been updated to V2-0 to include an expansion of …
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Transaction Verification in Oak Flooring Supply Chains

9 April 2019 · FSC will introduce transaction verification in oak flooring supply chains from 9 April 2019. All affected certificate holders must submit their recent purchase and sales data to their certification …
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ASI Accredits Japan Gas Appliances Inspection Association

9 April 2019 · Effective 20 March 2019, Assurance Services International (ASI) has accredited Japan Gas Appliances Inspection Association (JIA) to audit and issue FSC chain of custody certificates worldwide, …
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Consultation on Free, Prior and Informed Consent Guidelines

9 April 2019 · A public consultation on the new version of the FSC Guidelines for Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) was launched on 20 March. FSC asks stakeholders to give their feedback by 19 May 2019.
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Brazil Issues its First FSC Ecosystem Services Verification

20 March 2019 · FSC has issued its first ecosystem services verification in Brazil to an organization in the Bailique region.
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FSC Embraces UN’s Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

14 March 2019 · FSC wholeheartedly welcomes the UN’s decision to declare 2021-2030 the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The coming years will determine whether the world can live up to the commitments made by …
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Policy of Conversion

Progress Made in Developing New Policy on Conversion

14 March 2019 · The relevant working group is tasked with developing a holistic policy on conversion, as part of implementing Motion 7 (GA2017). It is comprised of six members equally representing economic, …
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Malaysian FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) re-published

12 March 2019 · The FSC International Performance and Standards Unit (PSU) is re-publishing the FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS) of Malaysia. The Malaysian NFSS was previously published on 20 November …
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The Netherlands Launch Revised FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

12 March 2019 · The new FSC national standard for the Netherlands was developed by a chamber-balanced standards development group by engaging multiple stakeholders.
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