Stakeholder Updates

News and Updates for FSC Stakeholders


Friday, 19 August 2016
ASI Lifts the suspension of Exova BM Trada

Removal of suspension (© FSC GD)© FSC GDEffective 16 August 2016, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of FSC-accredited certification body Exova BM Trada. The company is qualified for FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification worldwide and to date has issued over 2400 valid FSC CoC certificates. read more …


Thursday, 18 August 2016
Celebrate forests on #FSCFriday

FSC Friday 2016 (© iStock photo)© iStock photoOn 30 September 2016, FSC offices, certificate holders, members, and partners will host a series of events around the world designed to celebrate and raise awareness about responsible forest management and the role that FSC plays in it. read more …


Tuesday, 16 August 2016
FSC disassociates from BILT

Dispute Resolution (© FSC GD)© FSC GDBONN, Germany (16 August 2016) - The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has announced that it has disassociated from Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT) and the subsidiary company Sabah Forest Industries (SFI). read more …


Tuesday, 09 August 2016
Help FSC support #WeAreIndigenous

Indigenous Peoples (© FSC GD/Christian Irrgang)© FSC GD/Christian IrrgangToday, Tuesday 9 August, is International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. This year, FSC has teamed up with the United Nations to highlight their latest report on Indigenous Peoples and education, and to share some of our stories. read more …


Friday, 17 June 2016
FSC Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee calls for Indigenous Peoples to be allowed to lead the way in forestry

Indigenous community leader in Peru (© FSC GD / Christian Irrgang)© FSC GD / Christian IrrgangThe Permanent Indigenous Peoples Committee (PIPC) of FSC has called for a change in forest economics, to move away from extraction towards “hope generation” via investment in indigenous cultural landscapes. Such areas are becoming centres of indigenous-led forest management and local manufacturing, with ecosystem service management guaranteed by FSC certification. read more …


Thursday, 02 June 2016
Quality Austria’s FSC Accreditation Suspended

SuspensionAccreditation Services International (ASI) has suspended certification body Quality Austria from issuing FSC chain of custody (CoC) certificates worldwide. The decision took effect on 29 May 2016. read more …



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