On the consultation platform, stakeholders can access and read relevant documents, submit their comments, and provide answers to the consultation questions via a single web page. Stakeholders can also directly access the sections of the standard they are most interested in.

We encourage all stakeholders to join the consultation. Your feedback will help us further shape the standard to enhance and ease the promotion of FSC-certified products.

The objective of the revision is to streamline the trademark requirements to make it easier to promote FSC-certified products. It will also address Motion 29/2014 ("The Logo Motion").

  • Introduction of a trademark use management system as an alternative to submitting all intended uses of FSC trademarks to the trademark service provider for approval.
  • Introduction of an option to simplify the verification of products for promotion.
  • Introduction of guidance on how to describe FSC and products with FSC claims.
  • Integration in the standard of the advice notes on the requirements for the use of the ‘Forests For All Forever’ marks (FSC-ADV-50-005).

To assist stakeholders in reviewing the changes in the standard, FSC will be providing a comparative document – entitled Crosswalk FSC-STD-50-002 V1-0 and V2-0 – describing, clause by clause, the differences between the current standard and the revised draft. This document will be available through our consultation platform.

For more information, visit our consultation webpage.

FSC will hold online webinars for interested stakeholders to outline the main changes of the draft for consultation.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.