This standard specifies basic requirements applicable at the forest management unit (FMU)
level for forest management enterprises to demonstrate to a company or third party
certification body that wood supplied is controlled. It allows forest management enterprises
to provide evidence that the wood they supply has been controlled to avoid wood that is
illegally harvested, harvested in violation of traditional and civil rights, harvested in forest
management units in which high conservation values are threatened by management
activities, harvested in areas in which forests are being converted to plantations or nonforest use or harvested from forests in which genetically modified tress are planted.