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Title

Disputes procedures in FSC

Code

FSC-PRO-01-009

Type

Procedure

Coordinator

Saija Hotti

Start Date

1 November 2019

Purpose

Processing of Policy for Association complaints in the FSC-certification system.

Objective (s)

To ensure a simplified, timely, independent and effective resolution of Policy for Association complaints.

Technical Working Group Members

Fernanda Rodrigues, Individual, Brazil

Gerrit Marais, Individual, South Africa

Tom Kerr, Individual, United States

Application Form_TWG_Dispute System.docx
DOCX, Size: 954.09KB
Terms of Reference_Technical Working Group for Dispute System Change_Approved.pdf
PDF, Size: 368.45KB

History

A summary of steps taken and outcomes in the process to date.

May 2020

The Public Consultation on FSC-PRO-01-009 Processing Policy for Association Complaints is now open through July 26, 2020. Stakeholders may contribute to the consultation through the FSC Consultation Platform in either English or Spanish.

Interested participants are invited to register for one of the informational Q&A webinars on the draft procedure here:

Please note both webinars will cover the same topics and recordings will be made available.

April 2020

The Consultative Forum for the revision of disputes handling at FSC is open. To participate submit your information here. To learn more check out the News Item here

March 2020

FSC International Board of Directors agrees to include general complaints and appeals in the revision process of Processing Policy for Association complaints. 

January 2020

Technical Working Group established