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Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders FSC-STD-50-001 (V1-2)
Status: Analysing feedback from the second 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 Join the Consultative Forum
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 - first draft of the revised trademark standard (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0) View webinar
1 March 2017 – 30 April 2017 Second draft of the trademark standard (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0) open for consultation Consultation closed
View draft revised standard
View supporting materials in the 'Downloads' section below

22 March 2017 – 30 April 2017

Webinars for stakeholders - second draft of the revised trademark standard (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0) View webinar here

23 March 2017, 29 March 2017 and 5 April 2017

Webinars for stakeholders - second draft of the revised trademark standard (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0) Registration closed

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