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Incorporation of generic ILO criteria and indicators into the CoC standards

Overview

Project Title:

Requirements to incorporate the ILO generic criteria and indicators into the Chain of Custody standards (ILO CoC Project)

Type: CoC Standard
Coordinator: Evelin Fagundes dos Santos (e.fagundes@fsc.org)
Start date: August 2018
End date: October 2020
Organizational process assets:

FSC-PRO-01-001 V3-1 The development and Revision of FSC® Normative Documents

FSC® report on generic criteria and indicators based on ILO Core Conventions principles

Purpose(s): Develop consistent and feasible accreditation and certification requirements for Chain of Custody according to the approved generic criteria and indicators based on ILO Core Conventions
Strategic alignment:

 At their August 2017 meeting, the Board of Directors (BoD) adopted the historical decision to approve the incorporation of the generic criteria and indicators based on ILO Core Conventions into the Chain of Custody Standards (FSC-STD-20-011 and FSC-STD-40-004). This decision also considered the necessity of development a solid plan for the implementation, including training materials, stakeholders engagement and communication efforts. This decision meets the strategic alignment to strengthen the protection of workers’ rights in all FSC System. The BoD decision can be accessed here.

Technical working Group:

Apolinar Z. Tolentino, BWI;

Jeanette Clarke, Forest & People;

Joana dos Guimarães Sá, APCER Portuguese Association for Certification;

Renato Pasqual, IMAFLORA;

Patrick Spencer, Cork Forest Conservation Alliance;

Stefan Marculewicz, American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA)

Timeline

Date Activity Link
11 & 12 December 2018 First in-person Technical Working Group Meeting (initially planned to be held in Bonn)  -
 October 2018 Call for applications for the Technical Working Group and the Consultative Forum Terms of Reference
September 2018 General announcement about the process Announcement

Download

  • FSC-PRO-01-001 V3-1
    FSC-PRO-01-001 V3-1
  • Terms of Reference and Operating Rules
    Terms of Reference and Operating Rules
  • FSC Report on generic criteria and indicators based on ILO Core Conventions principles_EN
    FSC Report on generic criteria and indicators based on ILO Core Conventions principles_EN