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FSC Pesticides Policy Update

FSC Pesticides Policy Update

The second draft of the FSC Pesticides Policy, with supporting documentation, is open for public consultation until Sunday 15th July 2018. The policy provides FSC’s position for managing the use of chemical pesticides in FSC-certified management units, and includes requirements for their use in nurseries and workers’ accommodation. There are significant changes proposed, including an end to the current derogation process and the introduction of Environmental and Social Risk Assessments (ESRAs), both within international and national FSC standards, and at certificate holder level. 

Please comment (in English or Spanish) here

You can also join in the webinars on the latest draft of the Policy, taking place 3-5 July:

  • Register for the webinars here
  • The webinars will be recorded and uploaded to the FSC website for those who cannot participate.
  • To participate in the consultation, please visit the Consultation Platform page