Technical Updates


Tuesday, 07 February 2017
New Risk Assessments Now Available

7 February 2017 – Effective immediately: FSC-approved risk assessments for Bulgaria (Category 2), Estonia (Category 1 and 2), and India (Category 1). read more …


Tuesday, 07 February 2017
Online Course on Controlled Wood Standard Now Available

The online course on the FSC controlled wood standard gives an introduction to FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0 Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Wood. The course is designed to provide a foundation-level understanding of the main concepts of the standard. read more …


Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Open for Second Consultation: FSC Policy for Association Procedural Documents

All stakeholders are invited to comment on the latest drafts of two procedures – FSC-PRO-10-004 and FSC-PRO-01-009 – that prescribe how the FSC Policy for Association is applied. Both drafts are open for a second public consultation from 18 January to 3 March 2017. read more …


Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Revised Brazilian National Risk Assessment Published

11 January 2017 – Effective immediately, FSC approved a revised national risk assessment for the country of Brazil, specifically controlled wood category 4 (wood harvested in forests being converted to plantation or non-forest uses). read more …


Friday, 30 December 2016
FSC makes new progress to protect Intact Forest Landscapes

The Policy and Standards Director and the Steering Committee of Motion 65 have approved a new advice note for the interpretation of the default clause of Motion 65 (ADV-20-007-018 V1-0). It will become effective on 1 January 2017. read more …


Friday, 30 December 2016
FSC Publishes Revised Chain of Custody Standards

1 January 2017 – The FSC Board of Directors has approved revised FSC chain-of-custody standards FSC-STD-40-004 V3-0 and FSC-STD-20-011 V4-0. The revised standards will become effective on 1 April 2017. read more …



Newsletter subscription
© Forest Stewardship Council® · FSC® F000100