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Monday, 23 March 2020
COVID-19 Interpretation for Multi-site and Group Internal Audits

FSC Statement (© FSC G.D.)© FSC G.D.FSC has issued an interpretation for the Chain of Custody Certification of Multiple Sites standard (FSC-STD-40-003 V2-1). read more …

Thursday, 12 March 2020
COVID-19 Guidance for Certification Bodies

FSC Statement (© FSC G.D.)© FSC G.D.Given the recent developments around the global outbreak of COVID-19 and increasing travel restrictions, we have updated the derogation that allows certification bodies unable to conduct on-site audits to either postpone the audit or replace it with desk audits. Internal auditors of group and multi-site certificates will soon be given similar options. read more …

Tuesday, 25 February 2020
Is your packaging forest friendly?

cardboardForest-based materials are commonly used for packaging. Our new video showcases the benefits of sourcing and purchasing FSC-certified packaging, to ensure Forests For All Forever. read more …

Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Open for Consultation: FSC Core Labour Requirements Incorporated in the FSC Chain of Custody Standards

All stakeholders are invited to comment on the first draft of the FSC Core Labour Requirements in the chain of custody certification and chain of custody evaluations standards. The consultation opens on 30 January 2020, and the deadline for commenting is 30 March 2020read more …

Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Consultation: New Mix Label Text and Controlled Wood Statements

The proposals of the Technical Working Group responsible for reviewing the FSC Mix label text and developing controlled wood statements are now available for public consultation. The deadline to participate is 6 April 2020. read more …

Tuesday, 11 February 2020
How should risks from Highly Hazardous Pesticides be managed in FSC-certified forests?

As part of the implementation of our revised Pesticides Policy, FSC has launched a public consultation on International Generic Indicators (IGIs) for the use of Highly Hazardous Pesticides (HHPs). read more …

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