The FSC membership is our highest decision-making body, and this outcome reflects a process that was inclusionary, fair, and transparent.

Whatever the outcome of the vote, FSC will continue to work with all of our members to ensure that the Principles & Criteria demonstrate a commitment to forest management that balances social, environmental, and economic interests to achieve the best possible solutions for forests and people worldwide.

Completing the process of legal verification may take time so please be patient.

As soon as we complete the legal due process we will send all members an update via email.

The results will also be posted to and

We are deeply appreciative of the high level of engagement in this process.

This shows a membership that is passionate about and committed to the FSC system.