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Technical Updates

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New FSC® report about its position on plantations

21 December 2012 · FSC has released a new document entitled “FSC‘s engagement with Plantations”.
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National Risk Assessment for Italy approved

17 December 2012 · On 17 December 2012, FSC approved the National Controlled Wood Risk Assessment for Italy with immediate effect.
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FSC Plantations and Communities workshop report identifies community-company best practices

6 December 2012 · In 2011, FSC brought together nearly 100 community members, plantation company representatives, researchers and practitioners from around the world to explore collaboration between plantation owners …
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Second public consultation launched on Observers Procedure

30 November 2012 · The Second Draft of FSC-PRO-01-017 'Participation of external observers in on-site FSC audits and/or ASI assessments' has been published for a second round of public consultation.
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FSC Guidelines for the implementation of the right to Free, Prior & Informed Consent released

23 November 2012 · The Forest Stewardship Council’s Social Policy Program is pleased to announce the release of the FSC Guidelines for the implementation of the right to Free, Prior & Informed Consent.
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Public Consultation launched on Advice Notes on Applicable Legislation

7 November 2012 · Three draft Advice Notes are being published for public consultation: FSC-ADV-40-005-19 on Applicable National and Local Laws and Regulations for Controlled Wood Company Risk …
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First page Indufor's report

Near doubling of global plantation area by 2050 will bring challenges, opportunities for FSC according to new Indufor study

5 November 2012 · A recent independent report by Indufor highlights the rapid expansion of plantations, driven by economic and demographic development and growing wood demand, sees greater diversification of plantation …
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FSC READY FOR THE EU TIMBER REGULATION

31 October 2012 · The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) enters into force in March 2013. It obliges companies putting wood and wood products on the EU market to make sure that no illegally harvested timber is involved.
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Second public consultation launched on Advice Note on Splitting MUs

Second public consultation launched on Advice Note on Splitting MUs

29 October 2012 · The second draft of the ADVICE 20-007-15 on Certification of Management Units (MUs) with areas converted from natural forest to plantations after 1994 is submitted for a second round of public …
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FSC moves forward to develop an Online Claims Platform

16 October 2012 · The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Historic Futures Ltd (HF) have formally entered a partnership to develop a new software system – the FSC Online Claims Platform (OCP). This platform is …
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