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Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Review report of FSC Principles and Criteria is open for public consultation until 6 March

The report on the revision of the FSC Principles and Criteria (Version 5-2) is available for a public consultation until 6 March 2019. The main proposal is that FSC should wait until 2023 to revise its Principles and Criteria because the transition of all FSC national standards to the latest Principles and Criteria (Version 5-2) is still ongoing. read more …


Friday, 04 January 2019
Packaging Innovations

Birmingham, February 2019 read more …


Wednesday, 02 January 2019
Royal Forestry Society training courses for 2019 announced

EventsThe Royal Forestry Society (RFS) has announced its programme of training courses, designed for new and novice woodland owners as well as those keen to develop their knowledge and skills, for the year ahead. read more …


Wednesday, 19 December 2018
FPIC working group meets face-to-face to develop draft v1.0 of revised FPIC guidelines

The free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) working group recently met to continue revising the FSC Guidelines for applying FPIC within the forest management certification scope. The group included six FSC International members, one technical advisor from a certification body and three liaison persons, one to the Board of Directors, one to the Policy and Standards Committee and one for the Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee. They were supported by a technical writer, a facilitator and the project coordinator. read more …


Friday, 14 December 2018
Consultation open on proposal for FSC forestry contractor certification

The New Approaches for Smallholders and Communities Certification project has established an international working group to develop a proposal on the inclusion of forestry contractors in the FSC system. A consultation on the proposal will be open until 6 January 2019read more …


Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Have yourself an FSC Christmas!

Glasfryn Christmas Trees double exposure with Dianne Braker Martinshaw WoodIt’s Christmas time, there’s no need to be afraid… there are plenty of festive FSC-certified products available in the shops this year! read more …



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