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Friday, 14 June 2019
2018 FSC Global Market Survey Report available now!

(© FSC GD)© FSC GDEvery two years, FSC conducts the Global Market Survey to gain a better understanding of how FSC is perceived by both its certificate holders and promotional license holders. The results help us identify the needs of our stakeholders and see how certification trends evolve over time.

This information is vital as we strive to continuously improve the FSC system. In 2018, more than 4,000 certificate holders and 133 promotional licence holders participated in the survey - the highest participation rate in recent years. We warmly extend our thanks to all respondents that completed the survey and made this outcome possible. read more …

Friday, 19 July 2019
FSC-certified timber used in new Sydney Metro Northwest Project

Rouse Hill metro station, SydneyAustralia’s largest public transport project, building the new Sydney Metro Northwest line, gained partial FSC project certification for its Rouse Hill metro station. read more …

Friday, 19 July 2019
Steady growth of FSC certificates in the textiles sector

(© FSC GD)© FSC GDFSC certification in the textiles sector has seen unprecedented growth, with 60 new chain of custody certificates issued in 2018 alone.

This is partly due to the increase in brands committing to sourcing responsible manmade cellulosic fibres and the influence of the CanopyStyle campaignread more …

Friday, 19 July 2019
Peruvian smallholders become the largest group to obtain FSC forest management certification in Latin America

Jose Medina Aguirre (© FSC GD)© FSC GD104 Peruvian smallholders, producing cocoa, coffee and other organic products, have obtained FSC forest management certification. read more …

Tuesday, 16 July 2019
FSC seeks candidates for the technical working group for implementing the FSC Policy on Conversion

FSC is seeking candidates with practical experience in compensation, restitution and restoration for a technical working group tasked with developing a mechanism to translate the FSC Policy on Conversion into operational practices.

The call for applications will be open from 15 July to 2 August 2019. read more …

Tuesday, 09 July 2019
FSC risk assessments: what about unapproved countries?

As of 30 June 2019, any country that does not have an approved FSC risk assessment published on the FSC Document Centre becomes an unassessed area. Extended company risk assessment (ECRA) are needed before any material can be sourced from these countries. read more …

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