Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by Certificate Holders FSC-STD-50-001 (V1-2)

Status: Analyzing feedback from the first public consultation


Overview

Title: Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by Certificate Holders
Code: FSC-STD-50-001 (V1-2)
Type: Standard
Coordinator: Saija Hotti
Start date: March 2015
Purpose: Specifies requirements for use of FSC trademarks by certificate holders.
Objective(s): To streamline the trademark requirements so that public claims are easier to make and understand. Revision will integrate advice notes and standard interpretations, and review special approvals and change requests. It will also address Motions 29 and 36 (FSC General Assembly 2014).
Technical working Group: Network Partners
  • Rosie Teasdale (FSC UK)
  • Monika Patel (FSC Canada)
  • Jayco Fung (FSC Asia Pacific)
Certification Bodies
  • Corris van den Berg (SGS)
  • Gweneth Langdon (Rainforest Alliance)
Certificate Holder
  • Ulf Sonntag (Zertifizierungsgruppe Deutschland-ZGD)

Timeline

Date Activity
Link
May 2015 – ongoing
The Consultative Forum opens
First consultation closed
8 June 2015 to 19 June 2015
The first survey for participants of the Consultative Forum
Survey closed
16 November 2015 – 31 January 2016
First draft of the trademark standard (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0) open for consultation.
First consultation closed. Read draft
16 November 2015 – 31 January 2016
Discussion paper – FSC on-product labels: proposing two alternative options for on-product labelling.
First consultation closed. Read document
16 November 2015 – 31 January 2016
Trademark standard crosswalk: identifying all the differences between the existing standard and the draft revised standard.
First consultation closed. Read document
1 December 2015 -13 January 2016
Webinars for stakeholders
View webinar
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