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FSC ADVICE NOTE FOR THE PHASE-OUT OF COMPANY RISK ASSESSMENTS, AND RULES FOR THE TRANSITION FROM VERSION 2-1 TO VERSION 3-0 OF THE STANDARD FSC-STD-40-005
Status: Process discontinued

Overview

Title: The phase-out of company risk assessments, and rules for the transition from version 2-1 to version 3-0 of the standard FSC-STD-40-005
Code: FSC-ADV-40-005-21
Type: Advice Note
Coordinator: Joanna Nowakowska
Effective Date: 1 January 2016
Purpose: To regulate the use of FSC-STD-40-005 V2-1 Standard for Company Evaluation of FSC Controlled Wood beyond 31 December 2015, the date when risk assessments for sourcing controlled wood will no longer be conducted by companies.
Objective(s): To ensure that normative requirements are in place to enforce the phase-out of company risk assessments, according to 2011 Motion 51 Strengthening the Controlled Wood system and subsequent decisions by the Board of Directors (2012, 2014).
Controlled Wood Technical Committee Economic Chamber
Anders Hildeman (IKEA)
Stewart Begg (SCA)
Kevin O'Grady (Pinnacle Consulting)

Environmental Chamber
Judy Rodrigues (Greenpeace)
Sean Cadman (The Wilderness Society)
Miguel Pacheco Ganoza (WWF)

Social Chamber
Peter Wood (Independent Consultant),
Dwi Rahmad Muhtaman (Re.Mark Asia)
Chris van der Goot (Foundation Ecohout)

Technical experts
Gary Dodge (FSC-US),
Peter Feilberg (Nepcon),
Martha Nuñez (Independent consultant)

Timeline

Date Activity Link
18 May 2015 Draft Advice Note published Draft Advice Note
18 May - 18 June 2015 30-day consultation period

Form for submitting feedback
26 May 2015 Webinars

Two webinars have been scheduled at 09:00 and 17:00 Central European Summer Time (UTC+2)
Presentation slides (with questions and answers)

Recording
June-July 2015 FSC International and the Controlled Wood Technical Committee analysis of stakeholder consultation  
August 2015 Decision by the FSC board of directors not to approve the Advice Note News update