Stakeholder Updates


Tuesday, 03 May 2016
Dispute resolution programme update – April 2016

Dispute Resolution (© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe FSC dispute resolution programme processed a total of five cases in Q1 2016. read more …


Tuesday, 03 May 2016
Consultation Deadline Extended: Roadmap to End Disassociation with APP

Dispute Resolution (© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe deadline for consultation on a draft roadmap outlining the commitments required from Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) before the FSC Board of Directors will consider ending its disassociation has been extended to 31 May 2016. read more …


Wednesday, 27 April 2016
Seeking Environmental Chamber Member for Working Group

Press Release (© FSC GD)© FSC GDFSC is seeking a replacement member for a working group to prepare recommendations for the FSC Board of Directors to consider putting to the membership by the end of the first quarter of 2017 in relation to the governance of FSC. To maintain a balanced representation of economic, environmental, and social subchamber members, this vacancy is open to FSC Environmental North members only. read more …


Wednesday, 20 April 2016
Exova BM TRADA’s FSC Accreditation Suspended Worldwide

SuspensionEffective 15 April 2016, Accreditation Services International (ASI) suspended certification body Exova (UK) Ltd, trading as Exova BM TRADA, from issuing FSC chain of custody (CoC) certificates worldwide. read more …


Monday, 18 April 2016
Independent complaints panel begins evaluation of Holzindustrie Schweighofer

Dispute Resolution (© FSC GD)© FSC GDBONN, Germany (18 April 2016) – This week, the independent complaints panel established by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will begin its evaluation of the allegations of trading and processing of illegal timber against Holzindustrie Schweighofer (HS). read more …


Tuesday, 05 April 2016
Further assessment of FSC Chain of Custody Certification standard before publication

CoC (© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe FSC International Board of Directors has decided to postpone the publication of the FSC-STD-40-004 Chain of Custody Certification standard for six months to ensure the effects of its proposed changes are fully assessed before implementation. read more …



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