New Trademark standard for non-certificate holders published
26 June 2012 · FSC announces the approval of the “Requirements for promotional use of the FSC trademarks by non-certificate holders” (FSC-STD-50-002). The Standard indicates who is eligible to become a …
FSC Congo Basin Regional Standard approval
14 June 2012 · The FSC Policy and Standards Committee (PSC) has delivered a positive approval decision for the “FSC-STD-CB-01-2012-EN Congo Basin Regional Standard”.
Advice Note on Labeling Products from Small and Community Producers Approved
13 June 2012 · FSC announces approval of the Advice Note: Labeling Products from Small and Community Producers (FSC-ADV-50-003 V1-0). It is available in English and Spanish. The Advice Note indicates who is …
Controlled Wood Risk Assessment Underway in Poland
11 June 2012 · At the end of 2010 there were around 9 million hectares of forests in Poland: this is equivalent to 29.2% of the country’s total land area (based on the report 'The State Forests in …
New Advice Note clarifies requirements for the establishment of wind turbines within FSC® certified areas.
24 May 2012 · The FSC Policy and Standards Unit has released a new Advice Note (ADVICE-20-007-16) that explains the requirements to be complied with for the establishment of wind turbines within FSC certified …
Public consultation launched on FSC Advice note on minor components
22 May 2012 · The draft FSC Advice note on the end of minor components exemptions is currently open for public consultation.
FSC invites stakeholder comments on draft Advice on splitting FMUs
22 May 2012 · FSC invites stakeholder comments on the draft Advice on splitting FMUs for the certification of Forest Management Units (FMUs) with areas converted from natural forest to plantations after 1994.
New study finds PEFC system insufficient to meet FSC Controlled Wood requirements
15 May 2012 · A recent NEPCon study which evaluated the extent to which the PEFC system could guarantee that controversial wood was excluded from PEFC certified products, a requirement of the FSC Controlled Wood …
FSC invites stakeholder comments on the first draft Enquiry Procedure of the Policy and Standards Unit
11 May 2012 · FSC is currently developing an Enquiry Procedure for designated enquirers and Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) staff to place, process, record and respond to enquiries related to the FSC Normative …
FSC Pest Management website released
25 April 2012 · A new website entirely dedicated to FSC Pesticide policy is now available to all interested stakeholders. This new communication platform is a resource centre and an exchange tool for interested …