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Wednesday, 08 July 2020
COVID-19: Updates

FSC Updates Related to COVID-19

FSC has released and continues to provide changes due to COVID-19:

These derogations and interpretations have been published in a single volume, together with related frequently asked questions. The document is available for download here.

Any certificate holder who would like to take advantage of the flexibility provided by these derogations will need to work with their certification body to ensure that the necessary preconditions are in place.

Please see also COVID-related updates and information from FSC International here.

The FSC General Assembly will be postponed until 2021, following a decision by the FSC International Board of Directors to protect the health and safety of our members, staff, supporters, and others. The event will still be held in Bali, Indonesia, and the new date is forthcoming: Learn more.

Impact of COVID-19 on forest products and related industries

While there is no shortage of news related to COVID-19, the following articles offer direct relevance to businesses and the forest products industry:

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