FSC ADVICE-19 WITHDRAWN

This brief post is to update – one last time, we hope – the story we shared in September and October about FSC’s ill-considered policy decision about species documentation for Chain of Custody (CoC) companies.  Click here to read our original post on the subject. ...

ADVICE-19: deeper analysis by a colleague

This post is an update to our last article, calling attention to a new and unwelcome policy decision from FSC.  In our usual style, we described the new document – “ADVICE-40-004-19” – in general terms and provided links to the original. Ulf Sonntag is a leading...

One more look at FSC CoC Social indicators

We hope you found the time and attention to take a look at the latest proposal from FSC concerning the addition of labor rights criteria to their Chain of Custody standard.  If this subject is new to you, please take a look here at our last article on the subject. ...

Revisiting: FSC CoC Social Indicators

We need to begin with an apology to our regular readers.  The article below was posted here in early March.  This was just before COVID19 turned our world upside down, so we suspect that many of you did not have much attention to spare.  Because the subject is...