Technical Updates

Sunday, 01 April 2012
Public consultation launched on FSC accreditation standard for Chain of Custody evaluations

FSC welcomes public comment on the revised draft FSC Accreditation Standard for COC Evaluations (FSC-STD-20-011).

This standard contains essential requirements for certification bodies on how to audit FSC chain of custody enterprises. This standard review incorporates changes in the requirements for evaluations of COC multi-site certificates, high risk outsourcing and minor edits. 

The draft standard can be accessed here. Comments shall be sent to Dorothee Jung ( – COC Policy Officer by using the comment form provided by FSC. The deadline for submitting comments is 10 June 2012.

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