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Due Diligence Evaluation For The Association With FSC (FSC-PRO-10-004)
Status: Consultation Closed

Overview

Title: Due diligence evaluation for the association with FSC
Code: FSC-PRO-10-004
Type: Procedure
Coordinator: Karen Steer
Start Date: 8 June 2015
Purpose: To screen organizations for compliance with the FSC Policy for Association prior to their association with FSC and on an ongoing basis.
Objective(s): To prevent organizations in breach of the FSC Policy for Association from associating with FSC and to form the basis for monitoring and evaluating activities.
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 revision of the Due Diligence Procedure. Read Terms of Reference
8 June 2015 Draft Version 1 of the Due diligence evaluation for the association with FSC (FSC-PRO-10-004) 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

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Download results from the first consultation


Downloads

  • New Draft Proposal: Due Dillegence Evaluation for the Association with FSC (FSC-PRO-10-004)
    New Draft Proposal: Due Dillegence Evaluation for the Association with FSC (FSC-PRO-10-004)
  • 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)
  • Due Diligence Evaluation for the Association with FSC (FSC-PRO-10-004)
    Due Diligence Evaluation for the Association with FSC (FSC-PRO-10-004)
  • 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