Technical Updates


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 11 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 …


Wednesday, 06 January 2021
FSC audits during the coronavirus pandemic

Since March 2020 FSC has responded to the health risks and travel restrictions brought about by the coronavirus pandemic by publishing, and updating in line with the developing situation around the world, derogations for FSC certification bodies unable to conduct on-site audits. read more …


Monday, 30 November 2020
Covid-19 Updates

FSC has published derogations and interpretations which allow temporary adjustments to some FSC auditing and certification processes, in response to the restrictions on travel etc. necessitated by the current pandemic. read more …


Wednesday, 11 November 2020
Contacting FSC UK during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Telephone (© Annie Spratt)© Annie SprattIn line with Welsh Government guidelines, the FSC UK team continue to work from home. read more …



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