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Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Blinded by the Light: Luxaflex donate certified blind to FSC UK office

Luxaflex FSC certified blind (© Luxaflex)© Luxaflex read more …

Friday, 24 January 2014
Second round of consultation on draft FSC International Generic Indicators launched

(c) FSC UKThe period of consultation is open from 24 January to 31 March 2014. read more …

Wednesday, 22 January 2014
New EU Directives a Step Forward for Green Public Procurement

(c) FSC UKBonn, 15 January 2014 – Three new Public Procurement Directives approved today by the European Parliament will allow public authorities in Europe to base their purchasing decisions on environmental and social considerations. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) welcomes these directives, calling upon member states to spend taxpayers’ money more wisely by putting an end to an exclusively cost-centered approach to public procurement. read more …

Thursday, 16 January 2014
More clarity about FSC's role in EU Timber Regulation implementation

FSC forest (© Max Moore)© Max MooreThe EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) came into force on 3rd March 2013, making it illegal to place illegally harvested timber and timber products on the EU market. read more …

Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Smallholders' Update for Q4

(c) G. SzaboThe Smallholders' Update for the fourth quarter of 2013 is now published and you can download it here. read more …

Monday, 13 January 2014
Implementation of FSC-DIR-40-005

(c)  Sue MoorhouseFSC has provided details of the implementation of the regulation requiring certificate holders to participate in the FSC fibre testing program. read more …

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