Counterfeit FSC Certificates Identified in India

FSC received information that two United Kingdom-registered entities, UK Merit Assessments Ltd. and United Accredium Certification and Inspection Limited, posed as authentic certification bodies and provided counterfeit FSC certificates in the Indian market. The above-mentioned entities are not Assurance Services International (ASI) accredited FSC certification bodies. To find an accredited certification body, go to ASI 's Find a CAB  or … Continue reading Counterfeit FSC Certificates Identified in India

Blocked Company Seeks FSC Certification through New Entities

[APAC – July 2021] FSC takes action against Chinese bamboo manufacturer with terminated certificate, after applying for a new certificate through new companies to avoid implementing corrective measures. FSC’s investigations into bamboo supply chains revealed the involvement of Wuyishan Yangguang Bamboo Products Co., Ltd in deliberate false claims. The company was terminated on 2018-10-10 by … Continue reading Blocked Company Seeks FSC Certification through New Entities

Updates on Transaction Verification in Asian Wood Pellet Supply Chains

FSC transaction verification for wood pellets is underway [APAC, July 2021] Verification of transactions along the FSC wood pellet supply chain is underway in parts of Asia. This is FSC’s response to previously identifying wood pellets produced in Vietnam and Thailand, and exported to other East Asian countries, as high risk products. Transaction verification is … Continue reading Updates on Transaction Verification in Asian Wood Pellet Supply Chains