Technical Updates


Wednesday, 02 August 2017
GBCA Changes

Greenstar recently released release new versions of the Green Star Design & As Built and Green Star Interiors rating tools. A key change included a new materials pathway to incentivise the use of sustainably-sourced structural timber. read more …


Tuesday, 01 August 2017
PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON A REVISED PESTICIDES POLICY NOW OPEN

All stakeholders are invited to participate in an online consultation for a revised pesticides policy (Draft 1-0). You can provide feedback from 31 July until 29 October 2017. read more …


Tuesday, 01 August 2017
GROUP CERTIFICATION TO UNDERGO MINOR REVISION

We certify forests big and small - The FSC Standard for Group Entities in Forest Management Groups (FSC-STD-30-005 V1-0) is scheduled to be revised in the third quarter of 2017. read more …


Tuesday, 01 August 2017
NEW ONSITE TESTS FOR ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

In order to verify the applicability of the draft ecosystem services on the ground, FSC has begun new pilot tests that will continue to September 2017. The objective is to establish the steps required to demonstrate the impact that responsible forest management has on ecosystem services. read more …


Tuesday, 01 August 2017
JOIN THE TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP AND CONSULTATIVE FORUM FOR TRADEMARK STANDARD REVISION

FSC is calling for all stakeholders and technical experts to join the technical working group for the revision of the standard FSC-STD-50-002 (V1-0) - Requirements for promotional use of the FSC® trademarks by non-certificate holders. Stakeholders can also take part in parallel in a consultative forum on technical issues related to this revision. read more …


Friday, 30 June 2017
CHANGES TO THE DIRECTIVE ON FSC CONTROLLED WOOD

FSC announces changes to the controlled wood requirements related to timber legality legislation in the Directive on FSC Controlled Wood. read more …



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