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Wednesday, 04 July 2018
Controlled Wood Strategy: Public Consultation and Webinar

Following the controlled wood strategy workshop in June, we have been busy drafting a text based on the common-ground established by the workshop participants. read more …


Wednesday, 04 July 2018
FSC Conducts Investigations on Charcoal Producers

Bonn, July 2, 2018.- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has been carrying out exhaustive investigations of European charcoal producers and traders following allegations that some companies could be sourcing from non-FSC certified forests and mixing non-certified material in FSC labelled bags. read more …


Wednesday, 04 July 2018
New International Generic Indicators (IGIS) Are Effective Immediately

Hafren Forest (© FSC UK/O. Farrington)© FSC UK/O. FarringtonEffective 1 July 2018 are a set of international generic indicators (IGIs) that address the International Labour Organisation (ILO) conventions principles; intact forest landscapes; free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC); ecosystem services; and transaction verification. read more …


Thursday, 21 June 2018
FSC Establishes FPIC Working Group

Board meetingSix international members and a representative of an accredited FSC certification body will revise our guide on how to obtain free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) within the scope of FSC forest management certification. read more …


Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Register for webinar on the revised pesticides policy

Join us in early July for an update about the proposals in the second draft and to ask questions to help you participate in the online consultation. read more …


Tuesday, 19 June 2018
New Approaches Concept Note Now Available

A concept note that describes the planned activities of the New Approaches to Smallholder and Community certification (New Approaches) project is available for download. read more …



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