Technical Updates

Monday, 15 April 2013
Smallholder Update for Q1

(c) Forestry CommissionThe Smallholder Update for the first quarter of 2013 is now published and you can download it here. read more …

Wednesday, 27 March 2013
New EUTR guidance issued.

forest auditFSC publishes an “EU Timber Regulation Implementation Guide for FSC Certificate Holders and Other Companies Selling FSC Products in the EU”. read more …

Friday, 01 March 2013
Forest Stewardship Council Welcomes EU Timber Regulation and Confirms Role to Ensure Compliance

FSC Certified Logs (© Elie Hakizumwami)© Elie HakizumwamiOn 3 March 2013, the European Union (EU) Timber Regulation will enter into force, making it a crime to introduce illegally harvested timber and products into the EU market. Importing companies are required to have a “due diligence system” to avoid this crime. read more …

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 …

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