Forest Stewardship Council

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Forest Stewardship Council

Forest Stewardship CouncilFSC MembersMore than 800 members in about 70 countries:Examples:• WWF, Greenpeace, NRDC, Beijing Forestry Society, BirdlifeBulgaria, Fundación Natura Colombia, Fiji NatureConservation Trust, etc.• Builders and Woodworkers International, Oxfam/Novib,National Aboriginal Forestry Association (CA), etc.• Ikea, Kingfisher, Home Depot, Tetra Pak, CEPI, DLH etc.® FSC, A.C. All rights reserved 4


Forest Stewardship CouncilFSC governanceConsensus oriented and democraticdecision-makingThe General Assembly of FSCmembers is the highest decisionmakingbody.Equal voice and power for: social,environmental, and economicinterests, North and South.© Jurie Senekal / FSC® FSC, A.C. All rights reserved 5


Forest Stewardship Council10 FSC forest management principles• Comply with relevant laws and FSC principles• Respect tenure & use rights and responsibilities• Protect Indigenous Peoples’ rights• Assure community benefits and worker’s rights• Generate multiple benefits from the forest• Manage and limit environmental impact• Management planning• Monitor and assess forest management impact• Maintain High Conservation Value forests• Manage plantations responsibly® FSC, A.C. All rights reserved 7® FSC, A.C. All rights reserved FSC-SECR-0002 7


Forest Stewardship CouncilFrom there it….• has formulated more specific Criteria under each ofthe Principles• Sets National Standards to reflect agreed P&Cs forresponsible forest management• Set up an accreditation/certification system thatmonitors adherence to FSC standards,• Set up a product labelling system that rewardsresponsible forest managers.® FSC, A.C. All rights reserved 8


Forest Stewardship CouncilFSC Chain of Custody• Link between FSC forests and products® FSC, A.C. All rights reserved 9® FSC, A.C. All rights reserved FSC-SECR-0002 9


Forest Stewardship CouncilA robust systemwith an elaboratedverification system® FSC, A.C. All rights reserved 10


Forest Stewardship Council174 million hectarescertified – more than8% of productiveforests globallyIn 79 countriesTotal number of FMcertificates: 1192COC certificates: 2540in 112 countriesPresence in 60 countries® FSC, A.C. All rights reserved 11


Forest Stewardship CouncilTHANK YOUj.hontelez@fsc.orgFSC International CenterCharles de Gaulle Straße 553113 Bonn, Germanye-mail: fsc@fsc.orgwww.fsc.org® FSC, A.C. All rights reserved 12

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