FSC invites stakeholders to participate in this consultation process by responding to the questions found in the FSC Consultation Platform pertaining to different sections of the FSC Remedy Framework. In addition, FSC also wants feedback on specific sections of the FSC Policy to Address Conversion, which have been developed based on previous stakeholder consultations, and additional questions concerning the revised version of FSC Policy for Association

Descriptions of the different elements and sections open for stakeholder feedback are available in the FSC Consultation Platform.  

FSC is pleased to share a set of easy to navigate and visual communication material that unravel the interlinkages and complexities of this package of work around conversion and remedy. They are: 

•    Informational Booklet 
•    FAQs  
•    Sample cases 

The links to the recorded presentation of the webinar series and the final compiled Q&A document of questions asked during the webinars will be available by Friday, 6 May on the FSC Remedy Framework process website. 

Over the past 10 years, FSC has worked diligently alongside stakeholders and members to develop a robust, holistic and transparent approach to addressing past conversion and the remediation of harms, both environmental and social, that affect the well-being of the world’s forests and forest communities. As a result, FSC is now in the process of finalizing three critical normative documents that will guide how FSC addresses social and environmental harms resulting from past conversion, as well as other activities considered to be unacceptable according to the FSC Policy for Association. They are:

1.    FSC Remedy Framework
2.    FSC Policy for Association
3.    FSC Policy to Address Conversion

By operationalizing the FSC Remedy Framework, FSC aims to ensure that the remedial actions for past harms are implemented, while addressing underlying environmental and social concerns. This will enable FSC to drive change that yields positive impacts in the world’s forests and the people that depend on them.