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Monday, 18. May 2015
Open for consultation – Rules for phase-out of company risk assessments for sourcing controlled wood

Open for consultation – Rules for phase-out of company risk assessments for sourcing controlled woodFSC International invites all interested stakeholders to provide feedback on proposed rules that will regulate the use of the Standard for Company Evaluation of FSC Controlled Wood (FSC-STD-40-005 V2-1) beyond 31 December 2015, the date when risk assessments for sourcing controlled wood will no longer be conducted by companies. The public consultation ends 18 June 2015. read more …


Monday, 18. May 2015
The Smallholder Fund in 2015

Following the successful launch of the Smallholder Fund in 2013, we want to take this opportunity to fill you in on the plans for the Fund in 2015. read more …


Tuesday, 12. May 2015
FSC ecosystem services documents open for public consultation

(© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.The FSC International Center invites the FSC Board of Directors, FSC members, FSC staff, FSC global network partners and all FSC-accredited certification bodies to review and comment on the FSC Ecosystem Services Strategy and the FSC Procedure for Demonstrating the Impact of Forest Stewardship on Ecosystem Services (FSC-PRO-30-002) by 12 June 2015. read more …


Monday, 11. May 2015
It’s easier than ever before to source FSC-certified products

FSC Global Market Survey 2014 (© FSC IC)© FSC ICThe FSC Global Market Survey 2014 shows that more certificate holders find it easy to source FSC-certified products than two years ago. read more …


Friday, 08. May 2015
Environmental and social experts invited to submit proposals for conducting Controlled Wood risk assessments

Environmental and social experts invited to submit proposals for conducting controlled wood risk assessmentsFSC International invites proposals from experts in the field of high conservation value (HCV) identification and assessment, as well as the other four Controlled Wood categories, to join the FSC Centralized National Risk Assessment (CNRA), which is seeking to conduct risk assessments for the countries determined to be most important for sourcing FSC Controlled Wood. read more …


Friday, 08. May 2015
CNRA for high conservation values open for public consultation

CRNA for high conservation values open for public consultationThe FSC International Center invites the FSC Board of Directors, FSC members, members of the FSC global network, and all FSC-accredited certification bodies to review and comment on the first two risk assessments (Brazil and Finland) of the FSC Centralized National Risk Assessment (CNRA) for Controlled Wood Category Three – wood from forests in which high conservation values are threatened by management activities. The consultation ends 8 June 2015. read more …



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