Start date
End date
Title

Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by certificate holders

Code

FSC-STD-50-001 (V1-2)

Type

Standard

Coordinator
Start Date

March 2015

Purpose

Specifies requirements for use of FSC trademarks by certificate holders.

Objective(s)

To streamline the trademark requirements so that public claims are easier to make and understand. Revision will integrate advice notes and standard interpretations, and review special approvals and change requests. It will also address Motions 29 and 36 (FSC General Assembly 2014).

Working Group

Network Partners

  • Rosie Teasdale (FSC UK)
  • Monika Patel (FSC Canada)
  • Jayco Fung (FSC Asia Pacific)

Certification Bodies

  • Corris van den Berg (SGS)
  • Gweneth Langdon (Rainforest Alliance)

Certificate Holder

  • Ulf Sonntag (Zertifizierungsgruppe Deutschland-ZGD)

Timeline

May 2015 – ongoing
The Consultative Forum opens

Consultative Forum closed

8 June 2015 to 19 June 2015
The first survey for participants of the Consultative Forum

Survey closed

16 November 2015 – 31 January 2016
First draft of the trademark standard (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0) open for consultation

First consultation closed. Read draft

16 November 2015 – 31 January 2016
Discussion paper – FSC on-product labels: proposing two alternative options for on-product labelling

First consultation closed. Read document 

16 November 2015 – 31 January 2016
Trademark standard crosswalk: identifying all the differences between the existing standard and the draft revised standard

First consultation closed. Read document

1 December 2015 -13 January 2016
Webinars for stakeholders
1 March 2017 – 30 April 2017
Second draft of the trademark standard (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0) open for consultation

Consultation closed
View draft revised standard
View supporting materials in the 'Downloads' section below

22 March 2017 – 30 April 2017
Webinars for stakeholders - second draft of the revised trademark standard (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0)
23 March 2017, 29 March 2017 and 5 April 2017
Webinars for stakeholders - second draft of the revised trademark standard (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0)

Registration closed

20 November 2017
FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0 published
20 November 2017
Trademark standard crosswalk: identifying all the differences between the existing standard and the revised standard

View document in the 'Downloads' section below

20 November 2017
Webinars for stakeholders - FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0 published

Registration closed

14 December 2017
Webinars for stakeholders - Revised FSC trademark requirements for certificate holders
1 March 2018
FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0 effective

Download standard here

FSC-STD-50-001 V2_D2_EN.pdf
PDF, Size: 2.29MB
Report on the first public consultation of FSC-STD-50-001_EN.pdf
PDF, Size: 1.12MB
Impact assessment of revised FSC-STD-50-001_EN.pdf
PDF, Size: 319.76KB
FSC trademark requirements revision crosswalk_EN.pdf
PDF, Size: 275.27KB
Report of 2nd public consultation of FSC-STD-50-002 V2-0 D2.pdf
PDF, Size: 2.17MB
Crosswalk FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0 and V1-2_EN.pdf
PDF, Size: 1.08MB
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