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Friday, 17 February 2017
FSC revokes probation and disassociates from the Schweighofer Group

suspensionBonn, Germany (17 February, 2017) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to revoke the Schweighofer Group’s probation status and disassociate from the group. read more …


Tuesday, 07 February 2017
New Risk Assessments Now Available

7 February 2017 – Effective immediately: FSC-approved risk assessments for Bulgaria (Category 2), Estonia (Category 1 and 2), and India (Category 1). read more …


Tuesday, 07 February 2017
Online Course on Controlled Wood Standard Now Available

The online course on the FSC controlled wood standard gives an introduction to FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0 Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Wood. The course is designed to provide a foundation-level understanding of the main concepts of the standard. read more …


Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Open for Second Consultation: FSC Policy for Association Procedural Documents

All stakeholders are invited to comment on the latest drafts of two procedures – FSC-PRO-10-004 and FSC-PRO-01-009 – that prescribe how the FSC Policy for Association is applied. Both drafts are open for a second public consultation from 18 January to 3 March 2017. read more …


Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Revised Brazilian National Risk Assessment Published

11 January 2017 – Effective immediately, FSC approved a revised national risk assessment for the country of Brazil, specifically controlled wood category 4 (wood harvested in forests being converted to plantation or non-forest uses). read more …


Friday, 13 January 2017
FSC Board Approves Plan to Address False Claims in the FSC System

Board of Directors (© FSC GD)© FSC GD13 January 2017 (Bonn, Germany) -The Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) international Board of Directors has approved a new approach for addressing misleading and false claims in the FSC system. The set of actions compliments the newly revised CoC standard. read more …



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