The first public consultation of the Ecosystem Services Procedure: Impact Demonstration and Market Tools (FSC-PROC-30 006) is open between 16 January and 17 March 2023, and has been translated into Spanish and French.
FSC will hold webinars in English with simultaneous Spanish and French translation during this consultation process to explain the procedure revision.
The Ecosystem Services Procedure: Impact Demonstration and Market Tools (FSC-PRO-30-006 V1-2) has as its main objectives:
This consultation is part of a review process initiated more than a year ago and motivated by several needs:
The revision of the procedure also contributes directly to the FSC Global Strategy 2021 – 2026, with outcomes in strategy 1 (forest solutions) and 2 (transform markets).
FSC set up a technical working group which started to workin July 2022. It consists of six members, three members represent environmental, social and economic interests and three members are technical experts.
FSC has also established a Consultative Forum to engage with interested parties during the revision.
Feedbacks and comments can be submitted in the consultation platform (link here), which is open to all.
The first public consultation is open between 16 January and 17 March 2023. The second public consultation is expected to happen in August 2023.
FSC will also hold webinars in English with simultaneous Spanish and French translation for different time zones during the consultation. In these webinars, the technical working group will explain the proposals presented in the revised draft, the questions included in the public consultation, and will address questions/comments from the public.
The registration information is given below:
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The ATIBT, the Certification Commission, and the Carbon & Biodiversity Commission are participating in the consultative forum and invite members and stakeholders to participate in this consultation and to attend to the webinars. The challenge is to have a more operational procedure, which allows to recognize the ecosystem services provided by the certified concession holders and to value them on a market to be conquered.
|Webinar information||Expected Date||Time||Registration info.|
|Webinar 1 (English with Spanish and French translation)||24 January 2023||9:00 – 10:00 CET||Link here|
|Webinar 2 (English with Spanish and French translation)||21 February 2023||17:00 – 18:00 CET||Link here|