In August 2017, the FSC International Board of Directors approved the development of requirements based on the generic criteria and indicators based on ILO Core Conventions into the FSC chain of custody standards (FSC-STD-20-011 and FSC-STD-40-004).

The ILO Core Conventions cover fundamental principles and rights at work, such as:
- freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
- the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour;
- the effective abolition of child labour; and
- the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.

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If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact Vicky Tran at chainofcustody@fsc.org.