Technical Updates

Friday, 19 December 2014
FSC Online Claims Platform: a voluntary tool to help companies comply with revised CoC standard

FSC Online Claims Platform: a voluntary tool to help companies comply with revised CoC standard (© ericnvntr via Compfight cc)© ericnvntr via Compfight ccThe current version of the CoC standard does not allow either certification bodies or Accreditation Services International (ASI) to detect mismatching volumes or claims in the trade of FSC material between certified organizations, whether caused intentionally or through negligence. The verification criterion included in the draft revised standard aims to fix this underlying problem. read more …

Friday, 19 December 2014
Standard Setting: Chain of Custody Standard Opens For Public Consultation

CoC Standard RevisionStakeholders are invited to comment on the first draft of the revised chain of custody standard (FSC-STD-40-004) by 28 February 2015. read more …

Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Consultation on the general requirements for FSC-accredited certification bodies FSC-STD-20-001

Lydney Park Estate (© FSC UK)© FSC UKFSC is inviting stakeholders to provide consultation feedback on the first revised standard draft FSC-STD-20-001. read more …

Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Phase Out Date for Company Risk Assessments For Sourcing Controlled Wood Extended

The FSC Board of Directors has extended the phase-out date for companyrisk assessments for sourcing FSC Controlled Wood (CW) from 31 December 2014 to31 December 2015.  read more …

Friday, 19 September 2014
BREEAM recognises Forest Stewardship Council

London Borough of Lambeth housing regeneration (© London Borough of Lambeth)© London Borough of LambethBRE Global's review of responsible sourcing certification schemes confirms FSC can lead to credit awards in BREEAM. read more …

Friday, 19 September 2014
Revised Group, Multi-site and COC accreditation standards

Three revised standards are now available to download read more …

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