Technical Updates


Monday, 31. August 2015
Wanted: Technical Advisors to the FSC Pesticides Committee

FSC Open Call (© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe Policy and Standards Unit (PSU) at FSC International is pleased to invite experts on pesticides and integrated pest management in forests to submit their applications by 13 October 2015. read more …


Monday, 31. August 2015
The FSC Chain of Custody standard: draft released for second consultation

Chain of CustodyThe second draft of the Chain of Custody (CoC) Standard (FSC-STD-40-004) is open for consultation from 1 September 2015. This revised draft is accompanied by a discussion paper that proposes a range of options to provide better assurance for FSC transactions between FSC Certificate Holders. read more …


Thursday, 27. August 2015
Update on Controlled Wood Company Risk Assessments

Board Decision (© FSC G.D.)© FSC G.D.Bonn, Germany (28 August 2015) – Company risk assessments will no longer be eliminated on 31 December 2015, as previously communicated; rather company risk assessments will be phased out over time by replacing the current standard – that allows these risk assessments - with a revised standard – that after a transition period will no longer allow company risk assessments in their current form. read more …


Thursday, 27. August 2015
Ask me anything on the FSC Policy for Association drafts

FSC Live transmition (© FSC GD)© FSC GDFSC stakeholders are invited to participate in a one-hour call-in meeting with FSC International staff and ask questions that will help inform the consultation process of the Policy for Association drafts. There will not be a presentation; rather this session is open to answer stakeholder questions. read more …


Friday, 21. August 2015
Consultation on FSC Policy for Association drafts explained

Webinar (© FSC AC)© FSC ACTo better share information on the changes being proposed to these core documents, a recorded webinar is now available to stakeholders – in both English and in Spanish. read more …


Friday, 07. August 2015
Consultation on FSC Policy for Association drafts extended

Consultation on FSC Policy for Association drafts extended (© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe 60-day consultation period for the revised draft Policy for the Association of Organizations with FSC (FSC-POL-01-004) and its two related procedures has been extended until 13 September 2015. read more …



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