Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

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History

1-3 Oct 1993, Toronto ON (Canada), at founding assembly. Also referred to as FSC International. EU Transparency Register: 03556915643-37.

Aims

Promote responsible forest management worldwide, based on principles which ensure that all forests are managed in ways that are environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable; provide a place where people with different interests can agree what responsible management means, translating that means into standards; facilitate market-based incentives for forest managers to adopts and implement those standards.

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Activities

Certification/accreditation; advocacy/lobbying/activism.

Structure

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Languages

English, Spanish.

Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special); United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 14 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 142 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Forestry
  • Environment
    • Environment
  • Peace
    • Responsibility

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

F3541

Last News Received

19. Jun 2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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