News and topics around our activities

Thursday, 13. February 2014
“The threat of losing more forests is a daily and ongoing reality”

© Deutsche WelleFSC Smallholder Support Manager, Joachim Meier-Dörnberg has been interviewed by Nadia Pontes, presenter of the program Futurando for the Brazilian editorial team of the Deutsche Welle in Bonn. The weekly program that consists of scientific, environmental and technological news was broadcast in Brazil on Thursday 30 January. read more …

Thursday, 13. February 2014
Discussing the International Generic Indicator – A workshop in Uppsala

© FSC SwedenFSC Representatives from European and CIS countries met from 4-6 February in Uppsala, Sweden, for the International Generic Indicators (IGIs) European Regional Workshop. The attendees were informed about the second public consultation, and had the chance to provide initial feedback to the project coordinator, who was present at the meeting. read more …

Thursday, 06. February 2014
ASI Lifts the Suspension of LGA Intercert GmbH

Effective 23 January 2014, the suspension of accredited certification body LGA Intercert GmbH by Accreditation Services International (ASI) has been lifted for its full accredited scope. read more …

Thursday, 06. February 2014
Call for Working Group members and Technical Experts for the revision of the FSC Policy for Association

FSC is seeking applicants from the FSC membership for a new Working Group for the revision of the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004) and the related Due Diligence System (FSC-PRO-10-004). The sub-chamber balanced working group is supposed to be supported by a group of Technical Experts which is also open to non-members. Please find the below the detailed Call for Applicants and the Application Forms to serve on the Working Group or as a Technical Expert to the group. read more …

Tuesday, 04. February 2014
Forests need special place in Sustainable Development Goals

NEW YORK -- Next year, the United Nations (UN) will adopt a set of new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which expire in 2015. The SDGs need to include a goal or target on forests, and an indicator on sustainable forest management. read more …

Wednesday, 29. January 2014
Consultation report published on FSC Advice note for the Online Claims Platform

OCP (©© sxc.huBetween 29th October and 29th December 2013 FSC invited stakeholders to comment on the FSC Advice note for the Online Claims Platform (OCP). read more …

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