FSC develops new and reviews and revises policies, standards and procedures on a regular basis.
© FSC A.C.This process involves wide consultation with stakeholders. The FSC standard-setting process is transparent, democratic and inclusive with many opportunities for the public to participate.
It is this process that has allowed FSC to become an important and recognized forum where innovative solutions have become possible with the support of all stakeholders interested in forestry issues.
FSC invites stakeholder comments on the following consultations:
|#||Name||Purpose||Type||Program||Start Date||End Date||Link|
|1||Chain of Custody Standard||The FSC-STD-40-004 is the main standard for companies that manufacture, process or trade in timber and non-timber forest products.||Public Consultation||Chain of Custody||01 September 2015||31 October 2015||Click here for full details|
|2||Policy for the Association of Organizations with FSC||To protect the FSC brand from reputational risk resulting from organizations associated with FSC being involved in activities that contradict the core values of FSC.||Public Consultation||Quality Assurance||8 June 2015||13 September 2015||Click here for full details|
|3||Proactive FSC Policy for Association Evaluation||To enable FSC to proactively evaluate allegations of possible FSC Policy for Association violations as an alternative, or prior to, a complaint being filed.||Public Consultation||Quality Assurance||8 June 2015||13 September 2015||Click here for full details|
|4||Due diligence evaluation for the association with FSC||To screen organizations for compliance with the FSC Policy for Association prior to their association with FSC and on an ongoing basis.||Public Consultation||Quality Assurance||8 June 2015||13 September 2015||Click here for full details|
|5||Interim National Standards||Procedure for Certification Bodies to develop Interim National Standards||Public Consultation||Forest Management||1 July 2015||1 September 2015||Click here for full details|