Technical Updates


Thursday, 28 April 2016
Updated List of Approved National Group Chain of Custody Eligibility Criteria Now Available

CoC (© FSC GD)© FSC GDOn 25 March 2016, in the context of its National Group Chain of Custody Eligibility Criteria, FSC approved a new definition of a ‘small’ enterprise in Italy. read more …


Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Successful ILO Core Conventions Working Group Meeting

(© Dorothee Jung/Rodger O'Connell)© Dorothee Jung/Rodger O'ConnellThe working group tasked with developing generic criteria and indicators for compliance with the International Labour Organization (ILO) Core Conventions met for the second time in Bonn, Germany on 12–14 April 2016. read more …


Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Risk Assessments for Bulgaria, Denmark, Myanmar, Slovakia, and Viet Nam Open for Consultation

Controlled Wood (© FSC GD)© FSC GDFSC International is inviting all interested stakeholders to provide their feedback on new risk assessments – for Bulgaria, Denmark, Myanmar, Slovakia and Viet Nam – between 1 and 31 May 2016. read more …


Tuesday, 19 April 2016
The FSC Glossary of Terms Has Been Updated

FSC certificate holders (CHs) and FSC-accredited certification bodies (CBs) are encouraged to download the latest version of FSC–STD–01-002 FSC Glossary of Termsread more …


Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Webinar: Risk Mitigation for Sourcing Controlled Wood

Controlled Wood (© FSC GD)© FSC GDFSC International invites all interested stakeholders to the next webinar in a series dedicated to the revised controlled wood (CW) standard, FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0 Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Wood. The webinar will focus on risk mitigation. read more …


Friday, 01 April 2016
FSC Publishes New Training Requirements for Certification Bodies

On 1 April 2016, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) published a new procedure document, FSC-PRO-20-004 V 1-0 General Requirements for an FSC Training Programme. It becomes effective on the same date. read more …



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