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GENERIC CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE ILO CORE CONVENTIONS PRINCIPLES
Status: published on 18 September 2017

Overview

Title: Generic Criteria for Compliance with the ILO Core Conventions Principles
Code: Not applicable
Type: Report
Coordinator: Paul Opanga
Purpose: Achieve a FSC system wide solution for certificate holders’ compliance with fundamental workers‘ rights (as expressed in the ILO Core Conventions and defined in the 1998 ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work).
Objective(s):
  • Define what compliance with the principles of the ILO Core Conventions means at the level of certificate holders, namely in the area of Chain of Custody (COC), Forest Management (FM) and FM Controlled Wood;
  • And develop a set of generic criteria and suggested indicators that are commonly applicable to all certificate holders and that consider the legal framework they operate in.
Working Group: Social Chamber
Apolinar Tolentino, Building and Woodworkers International (Philippines)
Jeanette Clarke, Individual member (South Africa)

Economic Chamber
Kelen Bührer Pedroso, Faber-Castell (Brazil)
Paul Tuberville, International Paper (USA)

Environmental Chamber
Patrick Spencer, Cork Forest Conservation Alliance (USA)
Alfredo Unda, Individual member (Chile)

Technical expert
Ana Cristina Nobre da Silva, Ambiente Social Consultoria (Brazil)

Timeline

Date Activity Link
18 September 2017  Final report is published  Read final report
18 September 2017  Guideline for Standard Developers is published  Read document
10 October - 08 December 2016 Public consultation on draft report Read draft report
10 October - 08 December 2016 Provide your comments via survey Consultation is closed
10 October - 08 December 2016 Provide your comments via comment form (alternative to survey) Consultation is closed
10 October - 08 December 2016 Impact assessment document Read document
31 August 2015 Call for Consultative Forum members Process completed
19 May 2015 Call for Working Group environmental south member Process completed
May 2014 Working Group ToR approved Read ToR

Downloads

  • 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
  • FSC-GUI-60-008 V1-0 EN Guideline for Standard Developers on the generic criteria and indicators based on ILO Core Conventions principles
    FSC-GUI-60-008 V1-0 EN Guideline for Standard Developers on the generic criteria and indicators based on ILO Core Conventions principles
  • Impact Assessment on auditable social requirements on ILO Core Conventions principles V1-0 EN
    Impact Assessment on auditable social requirements on ILO Core Conventions principles V1-0 EN
  • FSC report on generic criteria and indicators based on ILO Core Conventions principles D1-0 EN
    FSC report on generic criteria and indicators based on ILO Core Conventions principles D1-0 EN
  • ILO Working Group ToR
    ILO Working Group ToR