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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 …

Thursday, 12 January 2017
Vancouver to host the FSC General Assembly 2017

Vancouver, CanadaThe FSC General Assembly 2017 will be held in Vancouver - a Canadian city that embodies FSC values in a myriad of ways. read more …

Monday, 09 January 2017
The Little African Tree With a Big Impact on People’s Lives

The little African tree with a big impact on people's lives (© MCDI)© MCDIVillagers of south-eastern Tanzania have been working hard to save a small scruffy tree from obliteration. In the process, they have found that they are saving themselves. read more …

Friday, 30 December 2016
FSC makes new progress to protect Intact Forest Landscapes

The Policy and Standards Director and the Steering Committee of Motion 65 have approved a new advice note for the interpretation of the default clause of Motion 65 (ADV-20-007-018 V1-0). It will become effective on 1 January 2017. read more …

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