Technical Updates


Friday, 15 November 2019
Consultation: Forest Management Group Standard

The FSC standard for forest management groups (FSC-STD-30-005) is currently being revised. The technical working group in charge of the revision had two in-person meetings before finalising the first draft. Now this document is ready for a public consultation from 8 November 2019 until 10 January 2020. read more …


Monday, 30 September 2019
'Is it FSC?' delivery checklist – free to all UK-based certificate holders

The FSC chain of custody certification standard requires that procedures are in place to check suppliers’ sales and/or delivery documentation which accompanies FSC-certified material. It also requires that suppliers of FSC-certified materials include certain information in sales and/or delivery documents.

FSC UK is producing a pocket-sized checklist to support you in checking deliveries of FSC-certified materials. read more …


Thursday, 12 September 2019
Controlled wood implementation guidance available

(© FSC GD)© FSC GDFSC has created four guidance documents to support stakeholders in implementing the controlled wood standard FSC-STD-40-005 Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Woodread more …


Wednesday, 21 August 2019
First draft of the FSC Policy on Conversion now open for public consultation

The first draft of the FSC Policy on Conversion (FSC-POL-01-007 V1-0 D1-0) is now available for a public consultation.

FSC’s Policy on Conversion was developed to guide the review and revision of relevant FSC Principles and Criteria, and to advise the national standard developers in creating the corresponding indicators.

In addition, the policy will provide overall guidance to the Policy of Association and other elements of the normative framework which regulate conversion. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
Certificate Status Watch

FSC certificate holders and promotional trademark licence holders can monitor the status of their suppliers' certificates using the certificate status watch tool, available via the FSC trademark portalread more …


Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Participate in our consultation: review report of the procedure for development and revision of FSC normative documents

The procedure specifies how FSC normative documents are developed, reviewed and revised. The review report on FSC’s main standard setting procedure (FSC-PRO-01-001) is now available for public consultation until 31 August 2019. read more …

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