Technical Updates


Friday, 01 March 2013
Amended Directive on Chain of Custody Certification Published

FSC Directive on Chain of Custody CertificationThe Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has published an amended Directive on Chain of Custody Certification, including three Advice Notes to assist companies that import FSC certified or controlled materials into the EU to comply with the Regulation. read more …


Thursday, 21 February 2013
FSC International Generic Indicators First Consultation Draft is now Available

New Forest (© Stephen Harding)© Stephen Harding read more …


Tuesday, 05 February 2013
Second Public Consultation Launched on Chain of Custody Certification of Multiple Sites Standard

Czech Republic (© FSC I.C.)© FSC I.C.FSC invites public comment on the second revised draft standard for Chain of Custody (COC) certification of multiple sites. This draft standard merges the FSC policy for group certification and the FSC standard for multi-site certification. read more …


Monday, 04 February 2013
First Public Consultation dates set by the International Generic Indicator (IGI) Steering Committee

Forest (© FSC I.C.)© FSC I.C.The First Draft of the International Generic Indicators (IGIs) will be publicly consulted from 15 February to 15 April 2013. read more …


Thursday, 31 January 2013
EUTR and FSC

FSC Certified Logs (© Elie Hakizumwami)© Elie HakizumwamiThe 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 …


Thursday, 17 January 2013
Regularly Scheduled Webinars to Introduce the FSC Online Claims Platform

FSC Timber (© Elie Hakizumwami)© Elie HakizumwamiThe Introductory FSC Online Claims Platform (OCP) webinar is available to all stakeholders who are interested in learning more about this new program from FSC. read more …



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