Technical Updates


Wednesday, 19 May 2021
Public Consultation Open: Share Your Feedback on the FSC Policy for Association

The consultation is open until 16 July 2021. We invite your feedback via the FSC Consultation Platformread more …


Tuesday, 04 May 2021
FSC Extends Validity of FSC Policy Responses to COVID-19 and Publishes Amended General Auditing Derogation FSC-DER-2020-001

All COVID-19 derogations and interpretations are now valid through 31 December 2021. Additionally, the general auditing derogation FSC-DER-2020-001 has been amended by adding one additional option for handling forest management re-evaluation audits. read more …


Monday, 15 March 2021
Consultation: Should FSC's Product Classification be Revised?

All stakeholders are invited to comment on the review report on FSC-STD-40-004a FSC Product Classificationread more …


Wednesday, 10 February 2021
Public Consultation Open: Generic Indicators for the Use of Highly Hazardous Pesticides

The second draft of FSC International Generic Indicators for the use of Highly Hazardous Pesticides (FSC-STD-60-004a) is available from 10 Feb 2021 through 18 April 2021 for public consultation and can be accessed here. We invite all stakeholders to provide feedback. read more …


Tuesday, 09 February 2021
Revised Ecosystem Services Procedure Available

A revised version of FSC-PRO-30-006 V1-1 Ecosystem Services Procedure: Impact Demonstration and Market Tools with small and administrative changes has been published. read more …


Wednesday, 03 February 2021
FSC Core Labour Requirements: New Versions of Chain of Custody Standards Available

The revised FSC Chain of Custody standards (FSC-STD-40-004 & FSC-STD-20-011) now include auditable social compliance requirements. read more …



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