Press Statements

FSC Malaysia takes its draft Standards to the field

Kuala Lumpur: The field testing of Malaysia’s draft National Forest Stewardship Standard (NFSS), for Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification, was recently concluded. This draft standards, which is used for certifying forest concessions and companies, was developed by the Malaysian Standards …


Report on formal comments on the 1st draft of Malaysia’s NFSS

The report on formal comments received for the first draft of Malaysia’s NFSS has been compiled after a 60-day public consultation period. During that period, three one-day stakeholder engagement sessions were organized covering three regions of Malaysia, namely Peninsular Malaysia …


FSC Malaysia has a new Country Manager

FSC Malaysia has appointed Mr. Leslie Jong as the FSC Country Manager in June 2017. Mr. Jong assumes the role as the official representative for FSC in Malaysia, spearheading the expansion of its national network, building the profile of FSC …


Malaysia’s NFSS goes to its people

Malaysia’s first draft of its national FSC standards, 7 years in the making, was finally revealed to the Malaysian public in April. The Malaysian Standards Development Group (SDG) convened three separate forums with stakeholders from Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak …


The first draft of the Malaysian National Forest Stewardship Standards (NFSS) opens for consultation

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Malaysia is conducting consultation of the Malaysian NFSS Draft 1. This consultation period is for 60 days, from 17 March 2017 to 17 May 2017. Please use these links to download relevant key documents: NFSS Draft …


Special Session on the Sixes (FSC Criteria 6.9 and 6.10)

A special session was organized in Kuching, Sarawak on 6 January 2017, bringing together members of the Malaysian National Standards Development Group (NSDG), Technical Experts and selected stakeholders. The objective of this one-day session was to discuss specifically, nationally relevant …


First public consultation for the revision of the FSC Policy for Association’s Due Diligence Procedure and the Evaluation Procedure

FSC International invites your participation in the first public consultation of the revised two procedures used to implement the FSC Policy for Association: the PfA Due Diligence Procedure and the PfA Evaluation Procedure. Your review and input into this process …


Training: FSC Expert Course, Malaysia

Learn to think like an FSC auditor. Join our comprehensive, FSC endorsed course and fulfill formal FSC auditor training requirements whilst gaining useful insight into the FSC system. Organizer: NEPCon Date:7 December 2015 to 12 December 2015 Location:Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia …


Update: International Generic Indicators (IGIs)

Background To facilitate the implementation of the FSC Principles and Criteria Version 5 (P&C V5), the FSC Board of Directors instructed the FSC Secretariat to develop a set of International Generic Indicators (IGIs). These International Generic Indicators will serve as …


FSC General Assembly, 7-14th September 2014, Seville, Spain

The General Assembly 2014 will mark the 20th anniversary of FSC’s continuous efforts to find solutions that benefit people and forests worldwide. It will bring together FSC members and stakeholders from around the world, who will participate in a unique …