Technical Updates


Tuesday, 09 April 2019
Transaction verification in oak flooring supply chains

FSC will introduce transaction verification in oak flooring supply chains from 9 April 2019. All affected certificate holders must submit their recent purchase and sales data to their certification body by 9 June. read more …


Friday, 15 March 2019
Progress made in developing new policy on conversion

The relevant working group is tasked with developing a holistic policy on conversion, as part of implementing Motion 7 (GA2017). It is comprised of six members equally representing economic, environmental and social interests, in addition to equal representation of the global South and global North. read more …


Friday, 01 March 2019
Revised FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders available

The revised FSC Trademark Use Guide for Promotional Licence Holders will become effective on 1 June 2019. read more …


Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Join our webinars on FSC’s new transaction verification administration tool

(© FSC GD)© FSC GDFSC invites all certificate holders to join our informative webinars on our new transaction verification administration tool on 1 March and 5 March. read more …


Tuesday, 26 February 2019
FSC welcomes new EU Ecolabel requirements

The European Commission has published new criteria for the EU Ecolabel for graphic paper, tissue paper and tissue products. These include robust requirements for the origin of the fibres used, similar to those FSC applies for its own labels. With this decision, the European Commission has made further steps in improving its sustainable resource criteria for a range of products that contain forest materials. read more …


Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Helping UK foresters to identify and manage High Conservation Value areas

Protections for High Conservation Values (HCVs) are a key part of FSC’s international Principles and Criteria. A national framework is intended to help foresters to identify and manage HCVs in the UK context. read more …



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