News and topics around our activities

Wednesday, 02 December 2020
FSC Labels Webinar

FSC Mix label on egg boxThere are 3 main FSC labels that can be applied by an FSC certificate holder to an FSC-certified product - FSC 100%, FSC Mix and FSC Recycled. read more …

Tuesday, 19 January 2021
FSC Board of Directors Approves the FSC Core Labour Requirements within the FSC Chain of Custody Normative Framework

FSC has reached an important milestone with the approval of the FSC core labour requirements within the Chain of Custody standards. With this new step, the principles of the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Core Conventions and the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at work (1998) are integrated into FSC’s Chain of Custody standards. read more …

Wednesday, 06 January 2021
FSC audits during the coronavirus pandemic

Since March 2020 FSC has responded to the health risks and travel restrictions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic by publishing, and updating in line with the developing situation around the world, derogations for FSC certification bodies unable to conduct on-site audits. read more …

Wednesday, 06 January 2021
Pesticides Policy update – end of transition period, new graphical overview, and engagement with nurseries

In June 2020 we reported on an extension to the transition period for the revised FSC Pesticides Policy. The extended transition period came to an end on 31 December 2020, and all Forest Management certificate holders must now be in compliance with Policy requirements for environmental and social risk assessment (ESRA) when using any chemical pesticides. read more …

Tuesday, 05 January 2021
Sustainable Packaging Report

A new report from Soil Association highlights the benefits of certified paper packaging and some of the innovations in the industry. read more …

Monday, 04 January 2021
Action on Potential Fraud in Plywood Supply Chains

FSC suspends and terminates several FSC certificates in the plywood supply chain. read more …

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