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 …

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 …

Friday, 14 October 2016
Motion 65 IFLs Advice Note: Open for Consultation

Last month, after extensive stakeholder feedback, the FSC International Board of Directors decided to revise the default indicator in motion 65 due to the potential for significant undesired side effects in priority Intact Forest Landscape (IFL) countries. As a result, FSC is seeking input on updated guidelines for motion 65 implementation in Brazil, Canada, the Congo Basin, and Russia through a public consultation that will close on 6 December 2016read more …

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