FSC For Members

For Members & Potential Members

Our members are essential to shaping our strategies. Joining as a member provides many benefits, including access to our exclusive members' portal.
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For Certificate Holders & Certification Bodies

Find relevant information on standards and how to implement them, tailored for your needs. Explore the tools we offer to support your work.
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FSC For Business

For Businesses

Consumers are increasingly demanding eco-friendly and responsible products. FSC provides many benefits to business, including marketing support.
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FSC Russia, Valentina Sitnikova

Impact Stories

Russian FSC-certified Company Preserves Vast Area of Fish-Spawning Forest Belts

In Russia, the FSC-certified company ‘Ustyansky Timber Industry Complex’ (abbreviated in Russian as ‘ULK’) has decided to voluntarily preserve more than 23,000 hectares fish spawning protection forest belts along rivers, after these areas lost their state protection.

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Integrity Stories

FSC Introduces New Okoume Transaction Verification

The new round of transaction verification for okoume will cover FSC claims made between 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019. The deadline for certificate holders to submit requested transaction verification data is 29 September 2020.

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Forest worker monitoring carbon stock

Innovation Stories

Spanish Experimental Plot Adopts the New FSC Forest Carbon Monitoring Tool

The Galician Forestry Association (abbreviated in Spanish as “AFG”), recently used the new FSC Forest Carbon Monitoring Tool to measure the positive impacts of their forest management practices on carbon sequestration.

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Social Media Highlights

Exceptional display by Alison von Ketteler, manager of hashtag#FSC's Ecosystem Service Program at...
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On this #FSCFriday, meet Edgar Chaparro from Ejido – an indigenous community in Carobachi, Chihuahua...
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FSC Friday 2020
FSC Canada
Over the years, many exciting activities were held globally to celebrate this day. Here are some...
woodland trust
The key to good #woodland management is sustainability, so that the woodland ecosystem remains in...
weird looking animal
Today we're celebrating the immense biodiversity of forests by introducing you to some of the...
forest and light
FSC’s principle decision-making platform, the triennial General Assembly, has been postponed to 2021...
"Building with timber can ameliorate climate change, as it produces less greenhouse gas emissions...
fight climate change
We're looking forward to it! Stay tuned for more information on this upcoming podcast series.
public forests
Great to see our event 'The Value of FSC to Europe's Public Forests' is going well in Prague. Stay...
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Kim Carstensen

Root of the matter

Thoughts from FSC’s Director General