High Conservation Value

Improving Assessor Quality

The High Conservation Value (HCV) concept was created by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and has been adopted, referenced or adapted by a wide range of programmes including the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the Roundtable for Sustainable Soy (RTRS) and BonSucro. RSPO was concerned that the HCV concept was not being consistently applied […]

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