News and topics around our activities

Wednesday, 30 May 2018
An Update on Controlled Wood

We realise there have been many changes to the controlled wood system recently, including the release of a revised standard. read more …

Thursday, 24 May 2018
New Ecosystem Services Procedure Launched

Hafren forest and river (© FSC UK; O Farrington)© FSC UK; O FarringtonThe FSC Ecosystem Services Procedure FSC-PRO-30-006, an initiative to create incentives for the preservation of valuable ecosystem services in responsibly managed forests, has been launched. This is a world-first in forest certification. read more …

Thursday, 24 May 2018
FSC Seeks to Fill Three Posts on the Policy and Standards Committee

International members representing the interests of the environmental South, social North, and economic South are encouraged to apply for a four-year term in the policy and standards committee (PSC). Application deadline is 30 June 2018. Positions start on 1 October 2018. read more …

Thursday, 24 May 2018
FSC Seeks Working Group Members With Conversion, Conversation, Restoration and Socio-economic Restitution Experience

Six positions for a two-year project are open: We are seeking people with practical experience in forest and landscape restoration, integrated landscape management, and social and economic compensation mechanisms to develop a policy for compensation for past conversion of natural forest and non-forest ecosystems. The call for applications will remain open until all positions are filled. read more …

Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Second Consultation Now Open: Policy on the Use of Pesticides

A revised policy on the use of chemical pesticides in FSC-certified forests is open for consultation from 15 May to 15 July 2018. read more …

Thursday, 10 May 2018
Webinars: FSC and Globescan on Targeting Untapped Global Consumer Demand for Sustainably Sourced Products

Consumer shopping FSCFSC is hosting a series of webinars to discuss the results of the consumer research we conducted with GlobeScan. Join us on 29 May or 6 June to find out more about finding and engaging ethically-conscious consumers. read more …

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