The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international non-profit, multi- stakeholder organization established in to promote responsible management of. This website uses cookies to improve our website activity. Learn more I agree. FSC Nederland. FSC Nederland. FSC. Back; Waarom FSC? Back; 10 redenen. FSC stelt wereldwijde standaarden voor bosbeheer op, met daaraan gekoppeld een keurmerk. Basis voor deze standaarden, die per land of.

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The politics of self-governance. That said, although the FSC transcends national boundaries, the state continues to play a part in the regulatory landscape of the domestic forest and as such the FSC must develop appropriate domestic governance to reflect this.

FSC has around members. Public information for certified customers. Experiences with voluntary standards initiatives and related multi-stakeholder dialogues PDF. Posted at 12 juni Fscc After 18 months of consultation in ten different countries, the Forest Stewardship Council was finally established in Please improve the article by adding information on neglected viewpoints, or discuss the issue on the talk page.

OLB certification, the guarantee for legality your customers are asking for. It is governed by its members, who join either as individuals or as representatives of organisations; they come from diverse backgrounds including environmental NGOs, the timber tradecommunity forest groups and forest certification organizations.

Waarom kiezen voor FSC? There are a number of certification schemes for forest management apart from FSC certification.


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Within FSC, lareger international actors may have a stronger influence than smaller stakeholders, meaning that the FSC governance network may not represent all participants fairly. To maintain independence between the standards it sets and the operations seeking certification of both kinds, FSC does not conduct certification audits itself. How to promote my certification? Hard choices, soft law: Maar FSC zegt niets over de technische kwaliteit van hout of papier.

Journal of Rural Studies, special issue: SLIMF are defined as forests of hectares or keurmero.

Click to link to register a complaint: To understanding our HK Forest organization structure? It is up to a company to initiate the certification process by requesting the services of an independent certification body to inspect its internal tracking procedures.

How much time and money are needed for this certification? Onafhankelijke controleurs zien toe op naleving van de regels. Kdurmerk FSC label is used on a wide range of timber and non-timber products from paper and furniture to medicine and jewelry. The certification body inspects the operation to ensure that controls are in place to identify eligible sources for the specified product range and to prevent certified and recycled material from mixing with material from unacceptable sources.

Het is een herkomstlabel, wat dus alleen iets zegt over waar het hout vandaan komt.

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Network 5, highly qualified auditors worldwide with a vast expertise that is recognized by more than 36 national and international accreditation bodies. FSC was established as a response to these concerns over global deforestation. Reduction of environmental impact of logging activities and maintenance of the ecological functions and integrity of the forest.


Only an FSC accredited certification body can evaluate, monitor and certify companies to FSC standards, and only continuous compliance can assure that certificate holders can keep their certificates; these holders are charged an annual fee to dsc their accreditation.

FSC International sets the framework for developing and maintaining international, national and sub-national standards. In the lead up to the Earth Summit, social groups, NGOs and industries were also beginning to consult on the issue of deforestation.

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Retrieved 15 January FSC has instituted the chamber system to try and tackle this imbalance. Views Read Edit View history.

But it also identified ongoing weaknesses, including lack of guidance on HCVFs and activities in controversial areas like the Congo Basin and problems with the Controlled Wood label, the Chain of Custody system and logo integrity.

It stands as the only globally recognized group promoting forestry certification standards. An operation must specify the range of products they wish to sell as FSC certified and promote with the FSC trademark. Within the FSC system itself, there are different labels for use on products, each of which corresponds to a specific FSC claim.