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FSC Friday 2016

A Date for Your Diary Don’t forget to jot down the date of FSC Friday this year, 30th September! Join the FSC in the annual celebration for responsible forest management. Everyone is invited to join the celebration and get involved in the international event. Raising awareness of responsible forest management is key, and FSC Friday […]

FSC Re-examination of the Plantation Rule

FSC Re-examines the Rule for Plantations 1994 FSC reports that: ‘Following the passage of Motion 12 at the 2014 General Assembly in Seville, Spain – which called for a process to consider the challenges and opportunities for plantation restoration and conversion – a chamber-balanced working group has drafted a proposal for potential solutions.’ The document […]

EU Timber Regulations Sanction Imposed

Dutch Impose Sanctions for Violation of European Timber Regulations Following on from an investigation into the controversial Cameroonian timber trade CCT, conducted by Greenpeace, the Netherlands have imposed their very first sanction on a Dutch company for EU Timber Regulation breaches. The Cameroonian Timber Trade CCT, are known to be sourcing timber from companies who […]

UK Woodland Assurance Standard – UKWAS

Have your say on the new version of UKAS The UK Woodland Assurance Standard is an independent certification standard. It is used for the verification of woodland management in the UK. UKWAS is designed, not as a certification scheme, but as a single, national certification standard, for common use by international forest certification schemes operating […]