Proposal for FSC forestry contractors certification
- To assess how forestry contractor certification could be incorporated into the FSC system.
- To identify the impacts of this proposal to FSC certification processes.
- To provide input to other areas of the FSC normative framework that would require revision to be adapted to this new concept.
At the 2017 General Assembly in Vancouver, Canada, the membership approved Motion 46 with a focus on developing new solutions, including new ideas not currently contemplated in the FSC normative framework and system.
Justinas Janulaitis, NEPCon, Certification body
Sigitas Girdziušas, Darnūs miškai, Certificate holder
Aidas Pivoriūnas, FSC Baltics
Simo Jaakkola, TAFFEC, Forestry contractor
Janne Näräkkä, Finnish Forest Industries Federation, FSC Member (Eco)
Matti Maajärvi, UPM, Certificate holder
Dana Doran, Professional Loggers of Maine, Forestry contractor
Andrew Goldberg, Rainforest Alliance, Certification body
Edward Wright, The Trust to Conserve Northeast Forestlands, Certificate holder
FSC publishes factsheet on the forest contractor certification.
The Board requested that an additional analysis was done, which was incorporated with with another initiative on the same topic – Group Model Type III pilot test.
The Technical Working Group held several calls to incorporate the comments received during public consultation.
Draft 1 of the proposal for forestry contractors certification was open for a 30-days public consultation
See list of members in table above
A discussion paper explaining the concept was open for a 30-days public consultation.