Stakeholder Updates


Wednesday, 07 December 2016
FSC places the Schweighofer Group on probation for disassociation

suspensionBonn, Germany (7 December, 2016) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to place the Schweighofer Group on probation for possible disassociation for involvement in irregularities and illegalities in its timber trade operations and in illegal logging by its Romanian forest land enterprise. read more …


Tuesday, 06 December 2016
NEPCon FSC Accreditation Suspended for Russia

suspensionAccreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended certification body NEPCon OÜ from issuing FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) and Forest Management (FM) certificates in Russia. read more …


Tuesday, 29 November 2016
ASI Lifts the suspension of Quality Austria

Removal of suspension (© FSC GD)© FSC GDEffective 22 November 2016, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of the certification body Quality Austria Trainings-, Zertifizierungs- und Begutachtungs GmbH (Quality Austria). The company is accredited for FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification worldwide and to date has issued approximately 60 FSC CoC certificates. read more …


Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Impact data for sustainability standards now available

Resources for Stakeholders (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.ISEAL Alliance, the global membership association for sustainability standards, including FSC, has created a new website for businesses to easily find credible evidence of the impacts of sustainability standards. read more …


Monday, 31 October 2016
ASI has suspended Holzforschung Austria from issuing FSC CoC Accreditation

SuspensionAccreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended the certification body Holzforschung Austria from issuing FSC chain of custody (CoC) certificates worldwide. The measure came into effect on 21 October 2016. 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.

SuspensionThe 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 …



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