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Thursday, 01. January 2015
The fourth Smallholders Update of 2014 is now available

Smallholders in Indonesia (© Lisa Smyth)© Lisa SmythA new Smallholders Update is ready to download. In this edition we have stories from Japan and Indonesia, and the latest project updates of the Smallholders Support Program. read more …

Friday, 19. December 2014
Standard Setting: Chain of Custody Standard Opens For Public Consultation

CoC standard revision (© Sebastian Hillig via Compfight cc)© Sebastian Hillig via Compfight ccStakeholders are invited to comment on the first draft of the revised chain of custody standard (FSC-STD-40-004) by 28 February 2015. read more …

Thursday, 18. December 2014
FSC Issues Advice Note as First Step to Ensure System Remains Transparent following Resolute FP Canada legal action

Bonn, Germany/Montreal, Canada (18 December 2014) Today, the Forest Stewardship Council has issued a new Advice Note to prevent situations where an FSC certificate is upheld … read more …

Wednesday, 17. December 2014
FSC highlighted the potential of Forest Certification for Ecosystem Services at COP 20

© FSC A.C.On 03 December 2014 in Lima, FSC, the Gold Standard Foundation and Fairtrade International with support of HIVOS and Fair Climate Fund held an official side event at the 20th … read more …

Wednesday, 17. December 2014
FSC at the CIFOR Global Landscape Forum in Lima

© FSC A.C.The Global Landscape Forum, organized by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), has become the leading forum that brings together negotiators, world leaders, … read more …

Tuesday, 16. December 2014
FSC Online Claims Platform: a voluntary tool to help companies comply with revised CoC standard

FSC Online Claims Platform: a voluntary tool to help companies comply with revised CoC standard (© ericnvntr via Compfight cc)© ericnvntr via Compfight ccThe current version of the CoC standard does not allow either certification bodies or Accreditation Services International (ASI) to detect mismatching volumes or claims in the … read more …

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