|Title:||Due diligence evaluation for the association with FSC|
|Start Date:||8 June 2015|
|Purpose:||To screen organizations for compliance with the FSC Policy for Association prior to their association with FSC and on an ongoing basis.|
|Objective(s):||To prevent organizations in breach of the FSC Policy for Association from associating with FSC and to form the basis for monitoring and evaluating activities.||Working Group:||
Danielle van Oijen, Greenpeace (Netherlands)
Kanitha Krishnasamy, Individual member and TRAFFIC Southeast Asia Program Manager (Malaysia)
Alan Smith, Individual member (Germany)
Maria Tysiachniouk, Center for Independent Social Research (Russia)
Ryan Dahl, International Paper (USA)
Lineu Siqueira Jr, Individual member (Brazil)
Gerrit Marais, SGS/South Africa
Vivian Peachey and Francois Dufresne, FSC Canada
||The FSC Policy for Association working group is tasked with advising and providing content related to the revision of the Due Diligence Procedure.||Read Terms of Reference|
|8 June 2015
||Draft Version 1 of the Due diligence evaluation for the association with FSC (FSC-PRO-10-004) is published.
|8 June 2015
||60-day public consultation opens. If after the first round of public consultation there are substantive, unresolved issues, a second round shall be required.
||Submit your comments|
|7 Aug 2015
||Consultation on FSC Policy for Association drafts extended to 13 September 2015
||Read Technical News update|
|13 Aug 2015
||To better share information on the changes being proposed to these core documents, a recorded webinar will be made available to stakeholders.
|3 Sep 2015
||FSC stakeholders are also invited to participate in a one-hour call-in meeting with FSC International staff and ask questions that will help inform the consultation process of the Policy for Association drafts.