Technical Updates


Monday, 28 November 2016
Open for Consultation: An FSC Carbon Footprint Procedure

All FSC stakeholders are invited to join a consultation on the possible introduction of a voluntary FSC Carbon Footprint Procedure. This procedure would assist FSC certificate holders in quantifying the greenhouse gas emissions and climate benefits related to FSC certified materials and products. The consultation period runs from 29 November 2016 to 10 January 2017. read more …


Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Controlled Wood Standard Amendments

Three changes – related to company-conducted and national risk assessments - were made to the revised controlled wood system at the July 2016 meeting of the organisation’s international Board of Directors. read more …


Tuesday, 08 November 2016
Controlled Wood Strategy Survey

(© T.Duda)© T.DudaThe FSC Controlled Wood Strategy covers a wide range of topics concerning controlled wood, from fundamental questions about the purpose of controlled wood, to specifics about what elements of the current requirements should be re-examined. read more …


Friday, 04 November 2016
Wanted: Consultative Forum Members For Project Certification Standard

All FSC stakeholders are invited to register their interest in taking part in a consultation about technical issues relating to the revision of the project certification standard (FSC-STD-40-006). read more …


Monday, 31 October 2016
Holzforschung Austria's FSC Accreditation Suspended Worldwide

SuspensionAccreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended the certification body Holzforschung Austria (HFA) from issuing FSC chain of custody (CoC) certificates worldwide. The suspension came into effect on 21 October 2016. read more …


Monday, 24 October 2016
Bureau Veritas' FSC Accreditation Suspended Worldwide

SuspensionAccreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended certification body Bureau Veritas from issuing FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) and Forest Management (FM) certificates worldwide. The suspension came into effect on 19 October 2016 and it restricts Bureau Veritas' ability to continue to offer and provide FSC accredited CoC and FM certification. read more …



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