Technical Updates


Monday, 03 March 2014
Public consultation on Pesticide Derogation Procedure / Indicators and Thresholds

(c) FSC UKFSC-PRO-30-001 (Pesticide Derogation Procedure) and FSC-STD-30-001 (Indicators and thresholds for the identification of ‘highly hazardous’ pesticides) are under consultation until 30 April 2014. read more …


Monday, 17 February 2014
Call for stakeholder comments for the UK Woodland Assurance Standard (UKWAS) 4

(c) Forestry CommissionA call for stakeholder comments has been made by the UKWAS Steering Group to inform the development of an UKWAS Fourth Edition which will be released in autumn 2016. read more …


Monday, 17 February 2014
Online Claims Platform (OCP) Terms and Conditions of Use - Consultation Launched

Consultation on OCP's T&Cs has been launchedThe OCP Terms and Conditions of Use (T&Cs) have been released for stakeholder consultation to gather feedback on their applicability. read more …


Friday, 24 January 2014
Second round of consultation on draft FSC International Generic Indicators launched

(c) FSC UKThe period of consultation is open from 24 January to 31 March 2014. read more …


Thursday, 16 January 2014
More clarity about FSC's role in EU Timber Regulation implementation

FSC forest (© Max Moore)© Max MooreThe EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) came into force on 3rd March 2013, making it illegal to place illegally harvested timber and timber products on the EU market. read more …


Monday, 13 January 2014
Implementation of FSC-DIR-40-005

(c)  Sue MoorhouseFSC has provided details of the implementation of the regulation requiring certificate holders to participate in the FSC fibre testing program. read more …



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