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Differences for the Risk Assessment for Controlled wood between version 2.1 and 3.0 of FSC-STD-40-005

The below description is a summary of the diffences for the the Risk Assessment for controlled wood between the two standard versions. In the new version of the standard this risk assessment is named Simplified risk assessment. It may be used under ...

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New FSC COC and FSC COC Controlled wood standards

The new version of the FSC COC Controlled wood standard will soon be effective, and all certficate holders that need the controlled wood standard have to transfer to the new version before 1 July 2017. You will be contacted by your Lead Auditor to pl ...

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Due Diligence System according to new version of FSC Controlled Wood standard

The new version of the FSC Controlled Wood standard, FSC-STD-40-005 version 3.0 is only intended to be used by certificate holders of FSC COC standard that wish to use non-FSC certified material for the purpose of producing and selling FSC Controlled ...

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New version of the FSC Controlled Wood Standard

FSC will during 2016 release new versions of several standards for FSC COC. These will influence the way companies work with FSC COC already this year. The following standard has been approved and will become valid from 1 July 2016: FSC –STD-40- ...

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Change in the classification of pre-consumer reclaimed paper

With the effective date 07 October 2015, FSC CoC certificate holders may classify pre-consumer reclaimed paper materials as equivalent to FSC certified and post-consumer reclaimed materials for the purpose of determining the FSC Mix or FSC Recycle ...

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The revised AAF Policy is effective 01 January 2016

Below you find some important points in the Policy, see also the full Policy which you find as an attachment in the Blog-post. The AAF Policy will be reviewed annually (every calendar year) and, if necessary, revised to remain consistent with any ...

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FSC CW Company risk assessments will no longer be eliminated on 31 Dec 2015

The link below goes to an article that presents and elaborates on the decision that company risk assessments will no longer be eliminated on 31 December 2015 and rather will be phased out over time by replacing the current standard – that allows t ...

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New information about phase out of company risk assessments

Information from FSC in summary: Company risk assessments will no longer be eliminated on 31 December 2015, as previously communicated; rather company risk assessments will be phased out over time. The deadline for phasing out company risk asse ...

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National Risk Assessments (NRAs) and the Centralized National Risk Assessment (CNRA)

The Centralized National Risk Assessment is the first phase of implementing the revised Controlled Wood system. The primary objective of the CNRA is to identify low risk areas for each of the five CW categories in the 20 priority countries. This will ...

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Interim risk assessments in countries where there is no National Risk Assessment

The FSC Board of Directors has extended the phase-out date for company risk assessments for sourcing FSC Controlled Wood (CW) from 31 December 2014 to 31 December 2015. At present, certified organizations may develop their own risk assessments for ...

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