Technical Updates


Tuesday, 17 May 2016
Social Chamber Member Needed for Chain of Custody Working Group

An FSC member from the social chamber (North or South) is needed to fill a vacant position on the working group revising the chain of custody (CoC) standard. read more …


Tuesday, 10 May 2016
FSC Re-examines the 1994 Rule for Plantations

Forest Management (© FSC GD)© FSC GDFollowing the passage of Motion 12 at the 2014 General Assembly in Seville, Spain – which called for a process to consider the challenges and opportunities for plantation restoration and conversion – a chamber-balanced working group has drafted a proposal for potential solutions. They are opening the document for public consultation from 10 May 2016 to 11 July 2016. read more …


Tuesday, 03 May 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, 03 May 2016
HCV Manager’s Guide: Draft Released for First Consultation

Forest Management (© FSC GD)© FSC GDNew guide to managing high conservation values in FSC-certified forests open for consultation from 3 May until 2 July. read more …


Tuesday, 03 May 2016
Draft Intact Forest Landscape Indicators for National FSC Standards Released for Public Consultation

Forest Management (© FSC GD)© FSC GDDraft of new intact forest landscape indicators open for consultation from 3 May until 2 July. read more …


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 …



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