FSC-STD-20-001: ensure that FSC accredited certification programs are managed in a competent, consistent, impartial, transparent, rigorous, reliable and credible manner. The standard was developed to ensure the conformity with ISEAL requirements and compatibility with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065:2013-01
FSC-PRO-20-003: applying a consistent set of process requirements to facilitate the voluntary transfer of certificate holders from one certification body to another
FSC-PRO-20-004: ensure consistent initial and ongoing qualification of auditors through implementation of the FSC Training Programme
Continued relevance and validity of the standard and related procedures to maintain a functioning certification system
Integrity of the system is enhanced and maintained
Streamlined documents to ensure that the final standard and related procedures are well aligned within the normative framework, not contradicting or duplicating the other accreditation standards such as FSC-STD-20-007 Forest Management Evaluations and FSC-STD-20-011 Chain of Custody Evaluations
To be announced
To complement the focused consultation, FSC conducted three webinars for stakeholders to provide feedback and learn more about proposed key changes.
Conceptual consultation conducted. Review the summary of what was included in the consultation here.
Public consultation of Review Report recommending a joint revision