Through these tumultuous times, FSC and our certificate holders are working hard to maintain the strength and resilience of our system. We will keep you updated with all the latest developments. Read the latest updates.
COVID-19 Update for CBs
We have updated the derogation that allows certification bodies unable to conduct on-site audits to either postpone the audit or replace it with desk audits. Internal auditors of group and multi-site certificates will soon be given similar options.
From Bush to Charcoal: the Greenest Charcoal Comes from Namibia
Faced with extreme climate conditions, Namibian farmers have learnt to diversify their activities, especially by producing FSC-certified charcoal.
FSC Suspends Ukrainian Charcoal Certificate Holders
FSC takes swift action following an investigation revealed a scheme with over 18,000 tons of non-certified product entering the market as FSC certified.
Ecotourism in Oncol Park: Arauco’s Treasure in Chile
The FSC Ecosystem Service Procedure has helped Arauco to verify its positive impacts on ecotourism services. The global forestry company has managed to protect a severely threatened forest while ensuring it benefits the local, scientific, and educational communities.
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