FSC International – Forests for All Forever

Facts & Figures

199,034,299 ha certified
32,902 CoC certificates
1,503 FM/CoC certificates

Waiting for your input …

Public Consultation of the FSC Conditions Framework (Consultation is closed)
FSC roadmap process for the Schweighofer Group

Overview

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’ 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.

The FSC ‘Conditions Framework’ also defines how the fulfilment of the conditions will be verified (in the form of ‘Verification Indicators’).

This consultation draft of the FSC ‘Conditions Framework’ is 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

Social

Mr. Liviu Nichiforel, Lecturer at University "Stefan cel Mare" Suceava (Romania), Faculty of Forestry 
GEC Bucovina- Ecological Group for Cooperation, Mr. Stefan Gales, International Trade Lawyer.

Environmental

The Association for Forest Certification, Mr. Marius Turtica, President  

Economic

Mr. Otto Zvagins, Wood Supply and Forestry Manager (South Europe & South East Europe at IKEA Purchasing Services (Romania) S.R.L;
Nostra Silva (Federation of Forest Owners and Grasslands in Romania), Mr. Bogdan Ioan Tudor Todoran, CEO
Asociatia Forestiera Bucovina (Bucovina Forestry Association), Mr. Ciprian Musca, President

Manager  Amparo Arellano, Quality Assurance Unit at FSC International
  • FSC statement_Public consultation_FSC conditions framework_FSC roadmap for Schweighofer_May 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
    FSC Conditions Framework_CONSULTATION DRAFT_FSC Roadmap for Schweighofer_May 2017
  • Annex 1_FSC Stakeholder Engagement Plan_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 2_Complaint panel conditions for Re-association_Oct 2016
  • Annex 3_Main changes in the FSC Conditions Framework_May 2017
    Annex 3_Main changes in the FSC Conditions Framework_May 2017
  • Comment form_public consultation_FSC_Roadmap for Schweighofer_May 2017
    Comment form_public consultation_FSC_Roadmap for Schweighofer_May 2017

Consultation is closed!

The consultation draft of the FSC ‘Conditions Framework’ is now closed!

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 also have 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 like to part of the Consultative Forum to the SWG please contact FSC International (Amparo Arellano), a.arellano@fsc.org