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Proactive FSC Policy For Association Evaluation (Discussion Draft)
Status: Consultation Closed

Overview

Title: Proactive FSC Policy for Association Evaluation
Code: N/A
Type: Discussion Draft
Coordinator: Karen Steer
Start Date: 8 June 2015
Purpose: To enable FSC to proactively evaluate allegations of possible FSC Policy for Association violations as an alternative, or prior to, a complaint being filed.
Objective(s): To proactively investigate potential FSC Policy for Association violations outside the formal and resource-intensive complaints process.
Working Group: Environmental Chamber
Danielle van Oijen, Greenpeace (Netherlands)
Kanitha Krishnasamy, Individual member and TRAFFIC Southeast Asia Program Manager (Malaysia)

Social Chamber
Alan Smith, Individual member (Germany)
Maria Tysiachniouk, Center for Independent Social Research (Russia)

Economic Chamber
Ryan Dahl, International Paper (USA)
Lineu Siqueira Jr, Individual member (Brazil)

Certification Body
Gerrit Marais, SGS/South Africa

Network Partner
Vivian Peachey and Francois Dufresne, FSC Canada

ASI
Frank Katto

Timeline

Date Activity Link
April 2014 The FSC Policy for Association working group is tasked with advising and providing content related to the development of the Proactive FSC Policy for Association evaluation. Read Terms of Reference
8 June 2015 Discussion Draft of the Proactive FSC Policy for Association evaluation is published. Read draft
8 June 2015 60-day public consultation opens. If after the first round of public consultation there are substantive, unresolved issues, a second round shall be required. Submit your comments
7 Aug 2015 Consultation on FSC Policy for Association drafts extended to 13 September 2015 Read Technical News update
13 Aug 2015 To better share information on the changes being proposed to these core documents, a recorded webinar will be made available to stakeholders. View webinar
3 Sep 2015 FSC stakeholders are also invited to participate in a one-hour call-in meeting with FSC International staff and ask questions that will help inform the consultation process of the Policy for Association drafts. Register now

Download documents for the second consultation

Download results from the first consultation


Downloads

  • FSC-PRO-01-009 (V3-0) EN Processing Policy for Association Complaints in the FSC<sup>®</sup> Certification Scheme
    FSC-PRO-01-009 (V3-0) EN Processing Policy for Association Complaints in the FSC® Certification Scheme
  • Discussion paper for the creation of a new mechanism: Proactive FSC Policy for Association Evaluation
    Discussion paper for the creation of a new mechanism: Proactive FSC Policy for Association Evaluation
  • Review and Revision of the FSC Policy for Association: Terms of Reference for the Working Group
    Review and Revision of the FSC Policy for Association: Terms of Reference for the Working Group
  • Policy for Association FAQ
    Policy for Association FAQ
  • FSC Glossary of Terms (FSC-STD-01-002)
    FSC Glossary of Terms (FSC-STD-01-002)
  • FSC comment form for the revision of the FSC Policy for Association and related procedures
    FSC comment form for the revision of the FSC Policy for Association and related procedures