Normative Documents Under Review

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.


Ongoing processes and their respective status are shown below.

Code Title Current Status
FSC-STD-20-002 Structure, Content and Local Adaptation of Generic Forest Stewardship Standards Analyzing feedback from the first public consultation
FSC-STD-20-011 FSC Accreditation Standard for Chain of Custody Evaluations (sections relevant for Controlled Wood only) Development of the final draft and field testing
FSC-STD-40-004 Chain of Custody Standard Creation of revised draft
FSC-STD-40-006 FSC Chain of Custody Standard for Project Certification Creation of first draft
FSC-STD-50-001 Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by Certificate Holders Analyzing feedback from the first public consultation
FSC-POL-01-004 Policy for Association FSC Policy for Association second consultation closed: Report now available
FSC-POL-01-006 Generic Criteria for Compliance with the ILO Core Conventions Principles Creation of first draft
FSC-POL-30-001 FSC Pesticides Policy Deadline extended: Seeking social and environmental stakeholders to join a working group
FSC-PRO-30-001 Pesticide Derogation Procedure Under publication
FSC-PRO-30-002 Demonstrating the Impact of Forest Stewardship on Ecosystem Services First draft development

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