Technical Updates


Friday, 05 July 2013
Revised FSC Procedure for the Development and Revision of FSC normative documents published

(c) FSC GermanyFSC is pleased to announce the publication of the revised version of the ‘FSC Procedure for the Development and Revision of FSC normative documents’ (FSC-PRO-01-001 V3-0). read more …


Monday, 01 July 2013
Public Consultation on Revised Controlled Wood National Risk Assessment Documents Launched

(c) FSC UKFSC would like to invite you to comment on the first set of documents related to the revision of the Controlled Wood system as per Motion 51 approved by the FSC membership at the 2011 General Assembly to “Strengthening the Controlled Wood system”. read more …


Monday, 01 July 2013
Smallholder Update for Q2

Horse Logging (© M.Karmann / FSC I.C.)© M.Karmann / FSC I.C.The Smallholder Update for the second quarter of 2013 is now published and you can download it here. read more …


Monday, 24 June 2013
High Conservation Value - Common Guidance Consultation Launched

(c) Max MoreOver the past couple of years FSC has been working with others to provide Guidance on the High Conservation Value (HCV) concept with a focus on forests. With the help of the HCV Resource Network and others, a draft set of guidance, which has been available since June 2012, has been produced. Since then Proforest (Ellen Brown), on behalf of the HCV Resource Network, has been working on an updated guidance document for HCV identification across different ecosystems and land uses (not just forests and related ecosystems). This is now the final round of consultation for the draft document. read more …


Monday, 24 June 2013
International Generic Indicator (IGI) Process Update: The Third IGI Group Meeting Has Taken Place

The FSC International Generic Indicator (IGI) Group (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.The FSC International Generic Indicator (IGI) Group have met to start analysing the feedback from the first public consultation of the first draft of the IGIs. The group also worked to agree on the next steps for the second draft. read more …


Thursday, 06 June 2013
Public Consultation on Controlled Wood Interim Measures Launched

(c) FSC I.C.FSC invites public comment on draft Advices Notes to strengthen the current requirements for Controlled Wood and legality. read more …



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