Technical Updates


Thursday, 29 August 2019
FSC Canada releases new Free, Prior and Informed Consent Guidance Document

FSC Canada is working to improve and strengthen forest certification requirements with the primary goal of increasing meaningful and tangible benefits of certification for Indigenous Peoples and the forest sector as a whole in Canada. read more …


Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Controlled Wood Implementation Guidance Available

FSC has created four guidance documents to support stakeholders in implementing the controlled wood standard read more …


Tuesday, 20 August 2019
First draft of the FSC policy on conversion now open for public consultation

The first draft of the FSC Policy on Conversion (FSC-POL-01-007 V1-0 D1-0) is now available for a 60-day public consultation read more …


Monday, 12 August 2019
FSC Launches Chain of Custody Online Training

A new online training option will make training on chain of custody requirements more efficient and accessible for multiple stakeholders. read more …


Saturday, 03 August 2019
Public Consultation: Procedure for Development and Revision of FSC Normative Documents

The procedure specifies how FSC normative documents are developed, reviewed and revised. The review report on FSC’s main standard setting procedure (FSC-PRO-01-001) is now available for public consultation until 31 August 2019. read more …


Thursday, 01 August 2019
FSC Launches Revised Pesticides Policy

In May 2019, FSC International approved the revised FSC Pesticides Policy which comes into effect August 1, 2019. read more …



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