News and topics around our activities

Tuesday, 25 October 2016
World’s largest companies partner to support FSC

One Simple Action (© FSC US)© FSC USFSC US released a new campaign – One Simple Action – supported by some of the world’s largest consumer-facing companies, such as Kimberly-Clark. This is the first time that global companies work together to promote FSC in the US. read more …

Tuesday, 25 October 2016
East Java communities show the power of working together

Pruning activity (© KSU Alas Mandari KTI)© KSU Alas Mandari KTICommunities in the mountains and rainforests of the East Java regency of Probolinggo are forging ahead in Indonesia’s battle against deforestation and destruction of natural forests. read more …

Monday, 24 October 2016
Accreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended certification body Bureau Veritas from issuing FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) and Forest Management (FM) certificates worldwide.

The suspension came into effect last 19 October 2016 and it restricts Bureau Veritas' ability to continue to offer and provide FSC accredited CoC and FM certification. read more …

Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Global dairy company, Arla, highlights the role of FSC

Elopak (© Arla)© ArlaIn September, international dairy cooperative Arla launched a campaign to give more visibility to FSC on its eco-friendly packaging in Denmark. read more …

Monday, 17 October 2016
First Public Consultation Now Open on FSC Policy for Association Due Diligence and Evaluation Procedures

FSC International invites your participation in the first public consultation of revised versions of the two procedures used to implement the FSC Policy for Association (PfA): the PfA Due Diligence Procedure and the PfA Evaluation Procedure. The consultation is open from 18 October to 16 December 2016. read more …

Friday, 14 October 2016
Update: Chain of Custody Standard public consultation

CoC (© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe third public consultation on the FSC-STD-40-004 Chain of Custody Certification standard ended on 31 August 2016. The valuable feedback supplied by over 500 participants, 72 per cent of whom have been FSC certificate holders for five years or more, will be considered in the revised standard presented to the FSC International Board of Directors for approval in November 2016. read more …

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