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Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Helping UK foresters to identify and manage High Conservation Value areas

Protections for High Conservation Values (HCVs) are a key part of FSC’s international Principles and Criteria. A national framework is intended to help foresters to identify and manage HCVs in the UK context. read more …


Thursday, 14 February 2019
First FSC UK Stakeholder Events of 2019 announced!

(© FSC UK)© FSC UKAre you getting the most out of your FSC® certification? We are pleased to announce that our first FSC UK Stakeholder Events of 2019 will be held in Maidenhead on 19 March and Newport, Wales on 20 March. read more …


Thursday, 14 February 2019
A stable foundation for forest management certification

FSC is seeking your views on its international Principles and Criteria – the foundation of the FSC system. read more …


Thursday, 24 January 2019
FSC produces positive environmental impacts – university research

(© (c) FSC GD / Vlad Sokhin)© (c) FSC GD / Vlad SokhinFSC certification produces positive environmental impacts overall compared to non-certified forestry operations, a literature review from the University of Wageningen confirmed.

Strong positive impacts were particularly reported for fauna. FSC certification helped to preserve animal species, including some listed as endangered and vulnerable species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. read more …


Thursday, 17 January 2019
Falcon: New interim tool for formatting of transaction verification data

(© (c) FSC GD)© (c) FSC GDFSC will soon introduce Falcon, a new secure and efficient tool to assist certificate holders in formatting their transaction verification data. read more …


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 …



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