Public Consultation of the FSC Conditions Framework (Consultation is closed)
FSC roadmap process for the Schweighofer Group
|Title||FSC Conditions Framework – FSC roadmap for Schweighofer (Consultation draft by the Stakeholder Working Group)|
|Start and End Date||23 May 2017 – 21 June (30 day public consultation)|
|Purpose of the document under consultation||
The FSC ‘Conditions Framework’ (in Romanian here) stipulates the conditions that must be fulfilled by the Schweighofer Group (HS) for correcting the identified shortcomings and wrongdoings, compensating for the environmental and social damages resulting therefrom, and preventing the reoccurrence of any previously identified, or ongoing, wrongdoings and/or violations of the FSC’s Policy for Association, in order for FSC to consider an ending of its disassociation from HS.
This consultation draft of the FSC ‘Conditions Framework’ was the main output of the first meeting of the Stakeholder Working Group held in Bucharest on the 3 and 4 of May 2017.
|Stakeholder Working Group||
Mr. Liviu Nichiforel, Lecturer at University "Stefan cel Mare" Suceava (Romania), Faculty of Forestry
The Association for Forest Certification, Mr. Marius Turtica, President
Mr. Otto Zvagins, Wood Supply and Forestry Manager (South Europe & South East Europe at IKEA Purchasing Services (Romania) S.R.L;
|Manager||Amparo Arellano, Dispute Resolution Program at FSC International|
- Final FSC Conditions Framework for the Schweighofer Group_19 April 2018
- Summary of stakeholder comments_FSC Roadmap for Schweighofer_December 2017
- FSC statement_Public consultation_FSC conditions framework_FSC roadmap for Schweighofer_May 2017
- FSC Conditions Framework_CONSULTATION DRAFT_FSC Roadmap for Schweighofer_May 2017
- Annex 1_FSC Stakeholder Engagement Plan_Roadmap for Schweighofer_May 2017
- Annex 2_Complaint panel conditions for Re-association_Oct 2016
- Annex 3_Main changes in the FSC Conditions Framework_May 2017
- Comment form_public consultation_FSC_Roadmap for Schweighofer_May 2017
WHAT HAS BEEN THE RESULT OF THE CONSULTATION?
FSC International has developed the final FSC Conditions Framework, based on the stakeholder input received during the consultation. The final FSC Conditions Framework is available in English and Romanian:
- FSC Conditions Framework for the Schweighofer Group (EN)
- Condițiile cadru FSC pentru Grupul Schweighofer (RO)
Through these conditions, HS must now begin to correct the identified shortcomings and wrongdoings in its operations, while compensating for the environmental and social damages resulting from these and prevent the reoccurrence of any wrongdoings and/or violations of FSC’s Policy for Association.
These conditions have been developed following a stakeholder engagement process, in which input from national and international stakeholders representing social, environmental and economic perspectives has been considered.
What document has been consulted?
The consultation draft of the FSC ‘Conditions Framework’ for HS developed by the Stakeholder Working Group (SWG) as part of the FSC roadmap process towards ending the disassociation. The FSC 'Conditions Framework' has been consulted for 30 days and related documentation are available in English and Romanian here:
- FSC Conditions Framework (Consultation draft) English and Romanian version
- Annex 1: FSC Stakeholder Engagement Plan English and Romanian versions
- Annex 2: Complaint panel conditions for re-association English and Romanian versions
- Annex 3: Main changes in the FSC Conditions Framework English and Romanian versions
Consultation is closed!
The consultation draft of the FSC ‘Conditions Framework’ is now closed! The final version of the FSC Conditions Framework is available here.
Objective: To collect the feedback from stakeholders about the conditions (and verification indicators) proposed by the Stakeholder Working Group to be required by FSC to HS.
The input provided by stakeholders during the stakeholder consultation is being duly revised and considered by the Stakeholder Working Group for the development of the final Conditions Framework.
Webinars on 19 June 2017
Webinars were provided in English and Romanian during the consultation period.
Objective: To present the content of the FSC Conditions Framework (consultation draft) and allow stakeholders to raise questions and input directly to FSC and its Stakeholder Working Group.
Please find the recorded webinar in English here.
Other opportunities for engagement: Stakeholder Consultative Forum
All stakeholders were encouraged to submit input during a 30 day consultation period.
Stakeholders had the opportunity to engage actively in this process by being part of the Consultative Forum to the SWG.
The Stakeholder Working Group Consultative Forum (SWG CF) are key stakeholders which the SWG represents that do not sit on the SWG. The SWG CF main role is to provide input to the SWG about the FSC Conditions Framework and about any related points for discussion. (Further information about the role of the SWG CF can be found in the FSC Stakeholder Engagement Plan for the FSC roadmap process for Schweighofer).
If you would have any questions about this consultation process or the development of the FSC Conditions Framework please contact FSC International (Amparo Arellano), firstname.lastname@example.org