Technical Updates


Wednesday, 07 June 2017
Consultation open: Controlled wood strategy

In order to further develop the controlled wood strategy, FSC is holding an open consultation following the outcome of the recent Controlled Wood Global Strategy Workshop (28 February to 2 March 2017). read more …


Thursday, 04 May 2017
ASI lifts suspension of Bureau Veritas

Effective on 28 April 2017, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of certification body Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS after the company has satisfactorily addressed and corrected the non-conformities that led to the sanction in place since October 2016. read more …


Monday, 24 April 2017
ASI lifts suspension of Nepcon

Effective on 19 April 2017, Accreditation Services International (ASI) has lifted the suspension of certification body NEPCon OÜ after it has been able to successfully address and correct the non-conformities that triggered the sanction. read more …


Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Second draft of the trademark standard (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0) open for consultation

A message from FSC International Trademarks team read more …


Monday, 30 January 2017
FSC places the Schweighofer Group on probation for disassociation

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to place the Schweighofer Group on probation for possible disassociation for involvement in irregularities and illegalities in its timber trade operations and in illegal logging by its Romanian forest land enterprise. read more …


Tuesday, 17 January 2017
FSC Publishes Revised Chain of Custody Standards

chain of custodyThe FSC Board of Directors has approved revised FSC chain-of-custody standards FSC-STD-40-004 V3-0 and FSC-STD-20-011 V4-0. The revised standards will become effective on 1 April 2017. read more …



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