FSC International Center GmbH (IC)

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Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.5 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    FSC International Center GmbH (IC)   (FSC IC)

    EU Transparency Register

    03556915643-37 First registered on 12 Apr 2011

    Goals / Remit

    FSC's mission: promoting environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world’s forests.

    FSC's vision: the true value of forests is recognized and fully incorporated into society worldwide. FSC is the leading catalyst and defining force for improved forest management and market transformation, shifting the global forest trend toward sustainable use, conservation, restoration, and respect for all.

    Main EU files targeted

    - EU Green Deal
    - EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) and EU deforestation free supply chain Regulation (EUDR)
    - EU Ecolabel
    - Green Public Procurement (GPP)
    - Renewable Energy Directive (REDII) and its revision
    - Green claims & PEF
    - Empowering consumers towards the green transition
    - ESPR
    - EU Taxonomy
    - Biodiversity Strategy
    - EU Forest Strategy
    - EU Bauhaus
    - Certification carbon removals
    - CSRD & CSDD
    - EU Textile Strategy


    Head Office
    Adenauerallee 134
    Bonn 53113
    EU Office
    Rue franklin 91
    Brussel 1000 - 1000
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 25 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Johannes Josephus Antonius Maria HONTELEZ 30 Jan 2019 01 Feb 2020
    Mr Johannes Josephus Antonius Maria HONTELEZ 20 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2019
    Mr Johannes Josephus Antonius Maria HONTELEZ 25 Jan 2017 20 Jan 2018
    Mr Johannes Josephus Antonius Maria HONTELEZ 04 Feb 2016 25 Jan 2017
    Mr Johannes Josephus Antonius Maria HONTELEZ 11 Feb 2015 04 Feb 2016
    Mr Johannes Josephus Antonius Maria HONTELEZ 14 Feb 2014 12 Feb 2015
    Mr Johannes Josephus Antonius Maria HONTELEZ 17 Feb 2013 14 Feb 2014
    Mr Johannes Josephus Antonius Maria HONTELEZ 09 Feb 2012 17 Feb 2013

    Complementary Information

    Mr Anand Punja - FSC's Chief Engagement & Partnership Officer
    Mr Matteo Mascolo - FSC's Lead, EU Affairs & Engagement

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    ISEAL: the global association for social and environmental standards
    ASI: Accreditation Services International
    The Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA)
    The Global Partnership for Forest and Landscape Restoration
    Global Landscape Forum
    European Environmental Bureau (EEB) - affiliate member

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year


    Major funding types in closed year

    Donations, Member's contribution

    Major contributions in closed year

    Contribution FSC Global Development 10,047,271€
    Contribution ISEAL 35,678€

    Other financial info

    As of July 2022 we have transferred the Trademark Licenses form FSC AC to FSC IC. Therefore, FSC IC now also receives the License Fee for the trademarks use from FSC GD. This runs under Asset Management and is still part of the Not for Profit Business.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Forest and Forestry Stakeholder Platform#E03888#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3888 #Member #C#Other#Commission Expert Group/Multi-Stakeholder Platform on Protecting and Restoring the World’s Forests, including the EU Timber Regulation and the FLEGT Regulation#E03282#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=3282 #Member #C#Industry, Civil society, Employees/workers, Professionals, SMEs#European Union Eco-labelling Board#E00374#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=374 #Observer #C#Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    1. FSC's support to the EU Green Deal: https://fsc.org/en/engagement/eu-green-deal#:~:text=The%20European%20Green%20Deal%20is,EU%20climate%20neutral%20by%202050.

    2. #Together4Forests Campaign together with WWF EU: https://www.wwf.eu/campaigns/together4forests/

    3. EUDR & FSC webpage: https://fsc.org/en/eudr-regulation-on-deforestation-free-products

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    4 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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