Technical Updates

Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Controlled Wood Implementation Guidance Available

FSC has created four guidance documents to support stakeholders in implementing the controlled wood standard

FSC-STD-40-005 Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Wood

Four new guidance documents are available:

  • Certification summary template helps certification bodies (CBs) to develop certification summaries to be uploaded on the FSC public certificate search database. The template also helps certificate holders (CHs) to develop the public summary of their due diligence system.
  • Corrective action request guidance matrix identifies the most common major and minor non-compliances when implementing the standard.
  • Critical implementation issues guidance identifies critical implementation issues and how to address them while using the standard.
  • FAQ addresses concerns in implementing the standard.

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