Technical Updates


Wednesday, 04 January 2017
FSC Publishes Revised Chain of Custody Standards

(© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe FSC Board of Directors has approved revised FSC chain-of-custody standards FSC-STD-40-004 V3-0 and FSC-STD-20-011 V4-0. The revised standards will become effective on 1 April 2017. read more …


Thursday, 06 April 2017
FSC Conditionally Approves Roadmap to End Disassociation from APP

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Board of Directors has agreed to conditionally approve a roadmap towards ending disassociation from Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) at their 74th meeting in Jogjakarta (Indonesia) last February 2017. read more …


Tuesday, 04 April 2017
FSC Board confirms decision on requirements for latest active ingredients added to ‘Highly Hazardous’ Pesticides list

In November 2015, the FSC International Board of Directors decided to suspend the need for derogations (temporary approvals) for the use of new active ingredients added to the FSC List of ‘Highly Hazardous’ Pesticides (FSC-STD-30-001a EN) in its February 2015 update. read more …


Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Invitation To Apply To Future Search Controlled Wood Meeting: 21–23 August 2017

FSC are now approaching the final stage in the development of the controlled wood strategy, and thank you for all the feedback that they have already received. read more …


Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Q&A: Controlled Wood Standard Revision

Consultation (© FSC I.C.)© FSC I.C.FSC will host a question and answer (Q&A) session on 30 March 2017 at 9 AM and again at 4 PM (BST) to respond to questions on the changes introduced by version 3-1 of FSC-STD-40-005 Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Wood. read more …


Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Open for second consultation: Revised draft of the FSC Trademark Standard

Consultation (© FSC I.C.)© FSC I.C.All stakeholders are invited to comment on the second draft of the Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 – Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders – through our new FSC Consultation Platform. The deadline for commenting is 30 April 2017. read more …



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