Technical Updates


Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Working Group established to revise FSC trademark standard FSC-STD-50-002

FSC logoFSC has established a technical working group to revise the trademark standard, FSC-STD-50-002 (V1-0): Requirements for promotional use of the FSC trademarks by non-certificate holders read more …


Friday, 18 August 2017
Standard for Group Certification for Forest Management under Consultation

UK WoodlandMinor changes have been made to the FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups (FSC-STD-30-005 V1-0) to clarify and simplify requirements related to smallholders, with a full revision to come in 2018. The consultation is open to all stakeholders from 17 August to 16 September 2017 read more …


Tuesday, 08 August 2017
Public Consultation on a Revised Pesticides Policy Now Open

All stakeholders are invited to participate in an online consultation for a revised pesticides policy (Draft 1-0). You can provide feedback until 29 October 2017 read more …


Friday, 14 July 2017
Join the Technical Working Group and Consultative Forum for Trademark Standard Revision

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® trademarks by non-certificate holders. Stakeholders can also take part in parallel in a consultative forum on technical issues related to this revision. read more …


Friday, 23 June 2017
Open for consultation: Chain of Custody draft Advice Notes and Interpretations

Based on the initial stakeholder feedback received on the revised FSC-STD-40-004 V3-0, FSC has developed some advice notes and standard interpretations. read more …


Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Transaction verification to be introduced in bamboo supply chains

Mandatory transaction verification of the bamboo supply chain will be introduced in the second half of 2017, due to discoveries of inaccuracies. read more …



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