Stakeholder Updates

News and Updates for FSC Stakeholders


Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Limitations of LCAs can be addressed with FSC certification

Forest (© FSC GD/Milan Reška)© FSC GD/Milan ReškaRecent research conducted by FSC International and WWF US confirms FSC certification is the best tool to ensure prevention and minimization of environmental and social impacts of paper and wood-based products, as it goes beyond the limitations offered by Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs). read more …


Tuesday, 17 May 2016
FSC maintains association with BILT Graphic Paper Products Ltd subject to conditions

Dispute Resolution (© FSC GD)© FSC GDBONN, Germany (17 May 2016) – On 10 March 2016, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) International Board of Directors agreed to maintain association with BILT Graphic Paper Products Limited (BILT), subject to a number of conditions. read more …


Tuesday, 10 May 2016
FSC Seeks to Fill Five Posts on the Policy and Standards Committee

callThe Policy and Standards Committee (PSC), a six-person advising committee to the FSC Board of Directors, is seeking five members to serve a three-year term starting in July 2016. Application deadline is 31 May 2016. read more …


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, 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 …



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