Technical Updates


Tuesday, 18 January 2022
New Version of the Trademark Standard Now Effective

As of 1 January 2022, FSC-STD-50-001 V2-1 is now effective. The transition period is 2.5 years, starting 1 January 2022 and ending 30 June 2024. During this period, FSC certificate holders may opt to use the revised version V2-1 or continue to use the previous version V2-0. read more …


Tuesday, 18 January 2022
New Trademark License Agreement (TLA) Coming Soon

FSC single certificate holders applying for new or renewed certification must sign a new TLA (version 6) from 20 January 2022. read more …


Thursday, 18 November 2021
Advice Note on False Claims in the FSC System and Related Procedure Updated

FSC Label (© FSC UK - A.Chilver)© FSC UK - A.ChilverFSC-DIR-40-004 and FSC-PRO-10-003 have been updated to better cover the issue of false claims. read more …


Tuesday, 26 October 2021
Public Consultation Open: Share Your Feedback on the FSC Policy for Association

FSC Policy for Association and Conversion Policy - video still (© FSC International)© FSC InternationalThe consultation is open until 2 December 2021. read more …


Tuesday, 26 October 2021
FSC Core Labour Requirements Implementation Update

cORE LABOUR REQUIREMENTS Implementation update (© iStock agnormark)© iStock agnormarkSeveral new documents are available to support the implementation of the latest FSC Chain of Custody standard requirements. read more …


Friday, 01 October 2021
FSC Publishes New Version of the Trademark Standard for Certificate Holders

On 1 October 2021 FSC published the revised trademark standard FSC-STD-50-001 (V2-1) Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by certificate holders, with changes to the MIX label text and the controlled wood claims. The standard will become effective on 1 January 2022. read more …



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