Current Processes

Normative documents under development, review or revision

Current Processess (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.FSC policies, standards, and procedures govern our activities and ensure that the FSC brand remains equitable, credible and practical.

Our development, review and revision process is comprehensive, transparent, inclusive and robust, aiming to promote stability and predictability with the FSC system.


Standards

Code Name Program Coordinator Status Link
FSC-STD-20-001 General Accreditation Standard Chain of Custody Dorothee Jung Under consultation Full details
FSC-STD-20-002 Structure, Content and Local Adaptation of Generic Forest Stewardship Standards Forest Management Pasi Miettinen Open for consultation Full details
FSC-STD-20-011 FSC Accreditation Standard for Chain of Custody Evaluations (sections relevant for Controlled Wood only) Controlled Wood Joanna Nowakowska Development of the final draft and field testing Full details
FSC-STD-20-012 Evaluation of FSC Controlled Wood at Management
Unit level
Controlled Wood Joanna Nowakowska Development of the final draft Full details
FSC-STD-20-014 Evaluation of Organizations to the FSC Modular Approach Program (MAP) Social Policy Vanessa Linforth Suspended, included in 2014 GA Motion 11 Full details
FSC-STD-30-006 FSC Standard for Organizations Participating in
the FSC Modular Approach Program
Social Policy Vanessa Linforth Suspended, included in 2014 GA Motion 11 Full details
FSC-STD-30-010 Controlled Wood Standard for FM Enterprises (forest management requirements for FSC Controlled Wood certification) Controlled Wood Joanna Nowakowska Working group discussion on the final draft Full details
FSC-STD-40-004 Chain of Custody Standard Chain of Custody Lucia Massaroth Creation of second draft Full details
FSC-STD-40-005 Organization Evaluation of FSC Controlled Wood (requirements for sourcing FSC Controlled Wood) Controlled Wood Joanna Nowakowska Working group discussion on the final draft and field testing Full details
FSC-STD-50-001(V1-2) Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by Certificate Holders Trademark Saija Hotti Consultative Forum Full details

Policies

Code Name Program Coordinator Status Link
FSC-POL-01-004 Policy for Association Quality Assurance Karen Steer Creation of first draft Full details
FSC-POL-01-006 Generic Criteria for Compliance with the ILO Core Conventions Principles Social Poicy Paul Opanga Under consultation Full details

Procedures

Code Name Program Coordinator Status Link
FSC-PRO-30-001 Pesticide Derogation Procedure Forest Management Maria Melero Under publication Full details
FSC-PRO-30-002 Demonstrating the Impact of Forest Stewardship on Ecosystem Services Ecosystem Services Rosario Galán First draft development Full details
FSC-PRO-01-009 Proactive FSC Poicy for Association Evaluation (Discussion draft) Quality Assurance Karen Steer Open for public consultation Full details
FSC-PRO-10-004 Due diligence evaluation for the association with FSC Quality Assurance Karen Steer Open for public consultation Full details

Advice Notes

Code Name Program Coordinator Status Link
FSC-ADV-40-005-21 The phase-out of company risk assessments, and rules for the transition from version 2-1 to version 3-0 of the standard FSC-STD-40-005 Controlled Wood Joanna Nowakowska Analysis of stakeholder consultation Full details

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