Technical Updates


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 …


Monday, 03 June 2013
FSC Pesticide Indicators and Thresholds Public Consultation Launched

(c) FSC I.C.FSC is currently publicly consulting a revised draft version of the FSC Pesticide Indicators and Thresholds. read more …


Friday, 26 April 2013
New Chain of Custody standards interpretations

COC Standards InterpretationsFSC provides standards interpretations where these are necessary to ensure consistent application of FSC standards. read more …


Wednesday, 17 April 2013
ADVICE-40-005-20: Sourcing of co-products under the EU Timber Regulation

FSC-DIR-40-005 ENThe FSC Directive on Controlled Wood  (FSC-DIR-40-005) has been updated to incorporate a recent decision taken by the FSC Board of Directors on supplies of co-products. read more …



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