Revision of the Forest Management Evaluations Standard (FSC-STD-20-007) and associated addenda
Revision of the Standard
The objective of the TWG is to review and reconsider the fundamental approach of FSC towards forest management evaluations, including evaluation methods, intensity, frequency, duration, data gathering, reporting, current structure of evaluation standards, etc.
Emily Blackwell, Technical Manager, Soil Association
Gabriel Bolton, Senior Program Manager Forestry, Preferred by Nature
Ellen Keyti, Forest Certification Coordinator, Imaflora
Étienne Vézina, Manager Forestry and Certification, Resolute Forest Products
Magnus Norrby, Managing Director, Skogscertifiering Prosilva AB
The revised Forest Management Evaluations Standard (version 4) is published. This revised standard will become effective on 1 July 2023.
To read the news item regarding the publication click here.
FSC International Board of Directors approves FSC-STD-20-007 V4-0.
The second public consultation was held. Read the synopsis report here.
Three webinars were conducted about the consultation and changes introduced in the second draft of the standard.
View a recording of the presentation here.
Learn more about the consultation and field tests by reading the news item here.
Applications for field tests of draft standard is open. Learn more and apply by reading the Terms of Reference.
Webinars on first draft recordings available.
Learn more with news item here.
Call for applications to join the Technical Working Group to revise the Forest Management Evaluations Standard and its associated addenda. Please see the following:
Candidates are invited to fill in the application form and send it with their CV to Diana Franco Gil, Policy Manager (Forest Management Program) at email@example.com, by 30 November 2020.
BoD approves revision process