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POLapprovedFSC-POL-01-001 (2004)FSC Policy for Pilot Tests of Draft FSC Standards2018MORE DETAILS
POLapprovedFSC-POL-01-004 (V2-0) POLICY FOR THE ASSOCIATION OF ORGANIZATIONS WITH FSCPolicy for the Association of Organizations with FSC2014MORE DETAILS
POLapprovedFSC-POL-10-003 (2005) FSC POLICY MODULAR APPROACHES TO FOREST CERTIFICATIONModular approaches to forest certificationN/AMORE DETAILS
POLapprovedFSC-POL-10-004 (2005) EN SCOPE OF APPLICATION OF THE P&CScope of application of the FSC Principles and Criteria for Forest StewardshipN/AMORE DETAILS
POLapprovedFSC-POL-20-002 (2000) PARTIAL CERTIFICATION OF LARGE OWNERSHIPSPartial certification of large ownershipsN/AMORE DETAILS
POLapprovedFSC-POL-20-003 (2004) THE EXCISION OF AREAS FROM THE SCOPE OF CERTIFICATIONFSC Policy on the excision of areas from the scope of certification2015MORE DETAILS
POLapprovedFSC-POL-20-005 V2-5 EN ANNUAL ADMINISTRATION FEE POLICY (AAF)Annual Administration Fee (AAF)N/AMORE DETAILS
POLapprovedFSC-POL-30-001 (2005) FSC PESTICIDES POLICYFSC Pesticides Policy2015MORE DETAILS
POLapprovedFSC-POL-30-401 (2002) FSC CERTIFICATION AND THE ILO CONVENTIONSFSC certification and ILO ConventionsN/AMORE DETAILS
POLapprovedFSC-POL-30-602 (2000) FSC INTERPRETATION ON GMOS (GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS)FSC Interpretation on GMOsN/AMORE DETAILS
POLapprovedFSC-POL-60-001 (V1-1) DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSITION OF THE FSC NETWORK FSC NetworkDevelopment and Transition of the FSC Network2016MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC Glossary of Terms (FSC-STD-01-002)FSC Glossary of TermsN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC Principles and Criteria for Forest Stewardship FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2 EN _print versionFSC Principles and Criteria for Forest StewardshipN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-01-001 (V4-0) FSC Principles and Criteria for Forest StewardshipFSC Principles and Criteria for Forest StewardshipN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-01-003 (V1-0) EN SLIMF ELIGIBILITY CRITERIASLIMF Eligibility Criteria2017MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-01-004a EN SLIMF Eligibility Criteria- AddendumSLIMF eligibility criteria addendumN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-20-001 (V3-0) EN GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FSC ACCREDITED CERTIFICATION BODIESGeneral requirements for FSC accredied certification bodiesN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-20-001 (V4-0) EN GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FSC ACCREDITED CERTIFICATION BODIESGeneral requirements for FSC accredied certification bodies2020MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-20-002 (V3-0) EN STRUCTURE, CONTENT AND LOCAL ADAPTATION OF GENERIC FOREST STEWARDSHIP STANDARDSStructure, content and local adaptation of Generic Forest Stewardship Standards2013MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-20-006 (V3-0) EN STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION FOR FOREST EVALUATIONSStakeholder consultation for forest evaluations2017MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-20-007 (V3-0) EN FOREST MANAGEMENT EVALUATIONSForest management evaluations2015MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-20-007a (V1-0) EN FOREST MANAGEMENT EVALUATIONS ADDENDUM - FOREST CERTIFICATION REPORTSForest management evaluations addendum – Forest certification reportsN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-20-007b (V1-0) EN FOREST MANAGEMENT EVALUATIONS ADDENDUM - FOREST CERTIFICATION PUBLIC SUMMARY REPORTSForest management evaluations addendum – Forest certification public summary reportsN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-20-011 (V2-0) EN CHAIN OF CUSTODY EVALUATIONSChain of Custody EvaluationsN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-20-011 (V3-0) EN CHAIN OF CUSTODY EVALUATIONSChain of Custody EvaluationsN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-20-011 (V4-0) EN CHAIN OF CUSTODY EVALUATIONSChain of Custody Evaluations2021MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-20-012 (V1-1) EN STANDARD FOR EVALUATION OF FSC CONTROLLED WOOD IN FOREST MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISESStandard for evaluation of FSC Controlled Wood in Forest Manatement Enterprises2014MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-30-001 V1-0 EN INDICATORS AND THRESHOLDS FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF 'HIGHLY HAZARDOUS' PESTICIDES (HHP)Indicators and thresholds for the identification of ‘highly hazardous’ pesticides (HHP)2018MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-30-001a EN FSC LIST OF 'HIGHLY HAZARDOUS' PESTICIDESFSC List of 'highly hazardous' pesticidesN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-30-005 (V1-0) EN FSC STANDARD FOR GROUP ENTITIES IN FOREST MANAGEMENT GROUPSFSC standard for group entities in forest management groups2015MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-30-010 (V2-0) EN FSC CONTROLLED WOOD STANDARD FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISESFSC Controlled Wood Standard for Forest Management EnterprisesN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-30-010 (V2-0) EN FSC CONTROLLED WOOD STANDARD FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISESFSC Controlled Wood Standard for Forest Management EnterprisesN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-40-003 (V2-1) EN CHAIN OF CUSTODY CERTIFICATION OF MULTIPLE SITESChain of Custody Certification of Multiple Sites2018MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-40-004 (V2-1) EN FSC STANDARD FOR CHAIN OF CUSTODY CERTIFICATIONFSC Standard for Chain of Custody CertificationN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-40-004 (V3-0) EN CHAIN OF CUSTODY CERTIFICATIONChain of Custody Certification2021MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-40-004a (V2-1) EN FSC PRODUCT CLASSIFICATIONFSC Product Classification2017MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-40-005 (V2-1) EN FSC STANDARD FOR COMPANY EVALUATION OF FSC CONTROLLED WOODStandard for Company Evaluation of FSC Controlled Wood2012MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-40-005 V3-0 EN Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled WoodRequirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled WoodN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-40-005 V3-1 EN_Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled WoodRequirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled WoodN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-40-005 V3-1 ES_Requisitos para la Obtención de Madera Controlada FSCRequisitos para la Obtención de Madera Controlada FSCN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-40-006 (V1-0) EN FSC CHAIN OF CUSTODY STANDARD FOR PROJECT CERTIFICATIONFSC Chain of Custody Standard for Project Certification2015MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-40-007 (V2-0) EN SOURCING RECLAIMED MATERIAL FOR USE IN FSC PRODUCT GROUPS OR FSC CERTIFIED PROJECTSSourcing reclaimed material for use in FSC Product Groups or FSC Certified Projects2018MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-50-001 (V1-2) EN REQUIREMENTS FOR USE OF THE FSC TRADEMARKS BY CERTIFICATE HOLDERSRequirements for use of the FSC trademarks by Certificate Holders2015MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-50-002 (V1-0) EN NON-CERTIFICATE HOLDER PROMOTIONAL TRADEMARK USERequirements for promotional use of the FSC trademarks by non-certificate holders2016MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-60-002 (V1-0) Structure and Content of National Forest Stewardship StandardsStructure and Content of National Forest Stewardship StandardsN/AMORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-60-004 V1-0 EN International Generic IndicatorsInternational Generic Indicators2019MORE DETAILS
STDapprovedFSC-STD-60-006 (V1-2) Process Requirements for the Development and Maintenance of National Forest Stewardship StandardsProcess requirements for the development and maintenance of National Forest Stewardship Standards2013MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedDevelopment and Transfer of National Forest Stewardship Standards to the FSC Principles and Criteria Version 5-1 (FSC-PRO-60-006)Development and Transfer of National Forest Stewardship Standards to the FSC Principles and Criteria Version 5-1N/AMORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-01-001 (V3-1) EN THE DEVELOPMENT AND REVISION OF FSC NORMATIVE DOCUMENTSDevelopment and revision of FSC normative documents2017MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-01-005 (V3-0) EN PROCESSING APPEALSProcessing Appeals2018MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-01-008 (V2-0)EN PROCESSING COMPLAINTSProcessing Complaints in the FSC Certification Scheme2018MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-01-009 (V3-0) PROCESSING POLICY FOR ASSOCIATION COMPLAINTS IN THE FSC® CERTIFICATION SCHEMEProcessing Policy for Association Complaints in the FSC Certification Scheme2018MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-01-017 (V1-1) EN PARTCIPATION OF EXTERNAL OBSERVERS IN ON-SITE FSC CERTIFICATION AUDITS AND / OR ASI ASSESSMENTSParticipation of external observers in on-site FSC certification audits and/ or ASI accreditation assessments2017MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-20-001 (V1-1) EN EVALUATION OF THE ORGANIZATION'S COMMITMENT TO FSC VALUES AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE CHAIN OF CUSTODYEvaluation of the organization's commitment to FSC Values and occupational health and safety in the Chain of Custody2018MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-20-003 (V1-0) EN TRANSFER OF FSC CERTIFICATES AND LICENSE AGREEMENTSTransfer of FSC Certificates and License Agreements2017MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-20-004 V1-2 EN GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR AN FSC TRAINING PROGRAMMEGeneral Requirements for an FSC Training Programme2020MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-30-001 V1-0 EN Pesticides Derogation ProcedurePesticide Derogation Procedure2019MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-30-001a EN List of approved derogations for the use of "highly hazardous" pesticidesList of approved derogations for use of ‘highly hazardous’ pesticides2018MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-40-003 (V1-1) EN DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL GROUP CHAIN OF CUSTODY ELIGIBILITY CRITERIADevelopment of National Group Chain of Custody Eligibility Criteria2017MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-40-003a EN LIST OF APPROVED NATIONAL GROUP CHAIN OF CUSTODY ELIGIBILITY CRITERIAList of approved national Group Chain of Custody eligibility criteriaN/AMORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-60-001 (V1-0) EN NETWORK PROCEDUREProcedure for the operation of the FSC Network2016MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-60-002 V3-0 EN THE DEVELOPMENT AND APPROVAL OF FSC NATIONAL RISK ASSESSMENTSThe Development and Approval of FSC National Risk Assessments2018MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-60-002a V1-0 EN FSC NATIONAL RISK ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORKFSC National Risk Assessment Framework2018MORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-60-002b V2-0 EN LIST OF FSC APPROVED CONTROLLED WOOD DOCUMENTSList of approved FSC Controlled Wood documentsN/AMORE DETAILS
PROapprovedFSC-PRO-60-007 V1-0 EN STRUCTURE, CONTENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF INTERIM NATIONAL STANDARDSStructure, Content and Development of Interim National Standards2019MORE DETAILS
DIRapprovedFSC-DIR-20-007 FSC DIRECTIVE ON FSC FOREST MANAGEMENT EVALUATIONSFSC Directive on Forest Management EvaluationsN/AMORE DETAILS
DIRapprovedFSC-DIR-20-011 EN FSC DIRECTIVE ON CHAIN OF CUSTODY EVALUATIONSFSC Directive on Chain of Custody EvaluationsN/AMORE DETAILS
DIRapprovedFSC-DIR-40-004 EN DIRECTIVE ON CHAIN OF CUSTODY CERTIFICATIONFSC Directive on Chain of Custody CertificationN/AMORE DETAILS
DIRapprovedFSC-DIR-40-005 EN FSC DIRECTIVE ON FSC CONTROLLED WOODFSC Directive on FSC Controlled WoodN/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-20-001-02 EN MAXIMUM TIMELINE FOR CERTIFICATION DECISIONSMaximum timeline for certification decisions to be taken in order to maintain certification.N/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-20-001-03 Extension of transition period of FSC-PRO-20-004Extension of transition period of FSC-PRO-20-004N/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-20-004 (V1-0) EN QUALIFICATION OF FSC CERTIFICATION BODY AUDITORSQualification of FSC certification body auditorsN/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-20-008 (V1-0) EN CONTROLLED WOOD AND WINDTHROWControlled wood and windthrowN/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-20-481 (V1-0) EN DOCUMENTING THE FOREST AREAS THAT THE CERTIFICATION BODY HAS BEEN CONTRACTED TO EVALUATE FOR CONFORMITY WITH FSC STANDARDSDocumenting the been contracted to evaluate for conformity with FSC standardsN/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-30-010-01 Applicable National and Local Laws and Regulations for CWApplicable National and Local Laws and Regulations for Controlled Wood for Forest Management EnterprisesN/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-30-901 (V1-0) EN INTERPRETATION OF CRITERION 9-2Interpretation of Criterion 9-2N/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-31-001 (V1-0) EN INTERPRETATION OF CRITERION 10.9Interpretation of Criterion 10-9N/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-50-003 (V1-0) EN LABELLING OF PRODUCTS FROM SMALL AND COMMUNITY PRODUCERSLabeling Products from Small and Community ProducersN/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-50-004 (V1-0) EN Requirements for use of the Forests-For-All-Forever trademarks by Certificate HoldersRequirements for use of the Forests-for-All-Forever trademarks by Certificate HoldersN/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-50-005 (V1-0) EN REQUIREMENTS FOR USE OF THE FOREST-ALL-FOREVER TRADEMARKS BY NON-CERTIFICATE HOLDERSRequirements for use of the Forests-for-All-Forever trademarks by non-certificate holdersN/AMORE DETAILS
ADVapprovedFSC-ADV-60-006 (V1-0) EN EXPIRY OF NATIONAL/ REGIONAL FSC-ENDORSED FOREST STEWARDSHIP STANDARDSExpiry of national / regional FSC-endorsed forest stewardship standardsN/AMORE DETAILS
INTapprovedChain of Custody InterpretationsChain of Custody InterpretationsN/AMORE DETAILS
INTapprovedControlled Wood InterpretationsInterpretations - Controlled Wood2017MORE DETAILS
INTapprovedForest Management InterpretationsForest Management InterpretationsN/AMORE DETAILS
INTapprovedGeneral InterpretationsGeneral InterpretationsN/AMORE DETAILS
INTapprovedTrademark InterpretationsTrademark InterpretationsN/AMORE DETAILS
GUIapprovedFSC-GUI-30-003 (V1-0) FSC guidelines for the implementation of the right to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC)FSC guidelines for the implementation of the right to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC)N/AMORE DETAILS
GUIapprovedFSC-GUI-30-004 Guidance on Implementation of Principles 2 and 3FSC Principles 2 and 3: Guidance on InterpretationN/AMORE DETAILS
GUIapprovedFSC-GUI-60-002 (V1-0) Guideline for Standard Developers for addressing risk of unacceptable activities in regard to scale and intensityGuideline for Standard Developers for addressing risk of unacceptable activities in regard to scale and intensityN/AMORE DETAILS
GUIapprovedFSC-GUI-60-005 (V1-0) Promoting Gender Equality in National Forest Stewardship StandardsPromoting Gender Equality in National Forest Stewardship StandardsN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedArgentina NRA and CNRA draftArgentina Risk Assessment2017MORE DETAILS
CWapprovedAustralia NRA and CNRA draftAustralia Risk Assessment2017MORE DETAILS
CWapprovedBelgium NRA and CNRA draftBelgium Risk Assessment2017MORE DETAILS
CWapprovedBrazil NRA and CNRA draftBrazil Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedBulgaria NRA and CNRA draftBulgaria Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedCentralized National Risk Assessment for AustriaAustria Risk Assessment2017MORE DETAILS
CWapprovedCentralized National Risk Assessment for CANADACanada Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedCentralized National Risk Assessment for EstoniaEstonia Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedCentralized National Risk Assessment for FinlandFinland Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedCentralized National Risk Assessment for FranceFrance Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedCentralized National Risk Assessment for IndiaIndia Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedCentralized National Risk Assessment for IrelandIreland Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedCentralized National Risk Assessment for LatviaLatvia Risk AssesmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedCentralized National Risk Assessment for LithuaniaLithuania Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedChile NRA and CNRA draftChile Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedCzech Republic NRA and CNRA draftCzech Republic Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedDenmark NRA and CNRA draftDenmark Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedGermany NRA and CNRA draftGermany Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedItaly NRA and CNRA draftItaly Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedJapan NRA and CNRA draftJapan Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedNew Zealand NRA and CNRA draftNew Zealand Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedPoland NRA and CNRA draftPoland Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedPortugal NRA and CNRA draftPortugal Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedRomania NRA and CNRA draftRomania Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedRussia NRA and CNRA draftRussian Federation Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedSpain NRA and CNRA draftSpain Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedSwitzerland NRA and CNRA draftSwitzerland Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedUkraine NRA and CNRA draftUkraine Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS
CWapprovedUnited Kingdom NRA and CNRA draftUnited Kingdom Risk AssessmentN/AMORE DETAILS

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