Motion Updates


Monday, 16 January 2017
FSC Board Approves Plan to Address False Claims in the FSC System

Meeting (© FSC IC)© FSC ICThe Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) international Board of Directors has approved a new approach for addressing misleading and false claims in the FSC system. The set of actions compliments the newly revised CoC standard. read more …


Thursday, 05 January 2017
FSC makes new progress to protect Intact Forest Landscapes

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICThe Policy and Standards Director and the Steering Committee of Motion 65 have approved a new advice note for the interpretation of the default clause of Motion 65 (ADV-20-007-018 V1-0). It became effective on 1 January 2017. read more …


Thursday, 05 January 2017
FSC Publishes Revised Chain of Custody Standards

(© FSC IC)© FSC IC1 January 2017 – The 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 …


Wednesday, 07 September 2016
Incorporating Gender Equality in National Forest Stewardship Standards.

(© FSC IC)© FSC ICWith the release of a new guidance document on gender equality, empowering women in the workplace is expected to take centre stage in FSC’s national forest standards. read more …


Wednesday, 07 September 2016
BM72 Decision Record Is Now Available

Meeting (© FSC IC)© FSC ICThe decision record of FSC International Board Meeting (BM) 72 provides a quick overview of important decisions made during the latest board meeting. read more …


Wednesday, 07 September 2016
Motion 65: revision of default indicator for protection of Intact Forest Landscapes (IFLs)

Meeting (© FSC IC)© FSC ICAfter extensive stakeholder feedback, the FSC International Board of Directors has decided to revise the default indicator in motion 65 due to the potential for significant undesired side effects in priority IFL countries. The board also concluded that guidelines for Indigenous Cultural Landscapes (ICLs) would need to be integrated into the implementation of motion 65. read more …



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