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Transparent, Democratic and Inclusive 


FSC-certified Elkington Forest in British Columbia (© Elkington Forest)© Elkington ForestThis process involves wide consultation with stakeholders. The FSC standard-setting process is transparent, democratic and inclusive with many opportunities for the public to participate. 

It is this process that has allowed FSC to become an important and recognized forum where innovative solutions have become possible with the support of all stakeholders interested in forestry issues.


FSC invites stakeholder comments on the following consultations

Document Deadline for Comments Further Information
National Forest Management Standard (draft 1) February 2, 2016 Click Here
Requirements for the use of FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders January 31, 2016 Click Here

Past Consultations

Document Deadline for Comments Further Information
Chain of Custody Standard CLOSED Click Here
Policy for Association of Organizations with FSC CLOSED Click Here
Interim National Standards CLOSED Click Here
Revised General Requirements for FSC Accredited Certification Bodies (FSC-STD-20-001) CLOSED Click Here
FSC Centralized National Risk Assessment - Category 3 - Brazil & Finland CLOSED Click Here
Consultation on the Centralized Risk Assessment CLOSED Click Here
Chain of Custody Certification FSC-STD-40-004 CLOSED Click Here
General Requirements for Certification Bodies FSC-STD-20-001 CLOSED Click Here
Proposal for revising the Project Certification Standard CLOSED Click Here
Controlled Wood normative documents - accreditation standards CLOSED Click Here
Controlled Wood normative documents CLOSED Click Here
Applicable national and local laws and regulations CLOSED Click Here
Pesticide Derogation Procedure CLOSED Click Here
Indicators and thresholds for the identification of 'highly hazardous pesticides CLOSED Click Here
Draft 2 of the International Generic Indicators CLOSED Click Here
FSC Pesticide Indicators and Thresholds CLOSED Click Here
Consultation on Discussion Paper on Pre-consumer Reclaimed Paper Fibre CLOSED Click Here

Standards & Policy Notifications

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FSC Canada is currently revising our Forest Management Standards. Learn more about the process and how you can get involved.

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FSC Canada is currently developing a National Controlled Wood Risk Assessment. Learn more about the process and how you can get involved.

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