Updated Collection of FSC Policy Responses to COVID-19 Available

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June 23, 2020
Category : Standards

COVID-19 has presented FSC with many challenges, the most important of which is to protect the health of certificate holders and auditors at the frontline of our work, while maintaining FSC’s mission to take care of the world’s forests.

Combining these two vital components – protection of staff and forests – with the willingness to support global measures to reduce the spread of the virus, has meant FSC has had to make difficult decisions quickly, primarily related to auditing of certified forests and chains of custody, and addressing supply chain constraints.  

As a result, FSC issued several derogations and interpretations related to COVID-19. These derogations and interpretations have been published in a single volume, together with related frequently asked questions. The document is available for download below.

COVID-19 Policy Responses 18 June 2020

FSC COVID-19 Policy responses 2020.06.18.pdf
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