US National Risk Assessment Implementation Resources

for companies sourcing Controlled Wood from the conterminous United States (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, and the US Territories)




US NRA Implementation Questions and Answers

This document is based on questions received by FSC US and Certification Bodies. It will be updated as new questions and information are received.



Potential Mitigation Partners

The following organizations that have provided information specifically targeted for companies who need to implement risk mitigation associated with the FSC US National Risk Assessment. (Please contact Amy Clark Eagle, a.eagle@us.fsc.org, if your organization would like to explore opportunities for partnering with affected companies.)


FSC International Controlled Wood Implementation Materials

FSC International has published a packet of controlled wood implementation materials. Because the US is taking a unique approach, not all of the content within these documents will be relevant. This packet of materials includes:


CB Standard

Chain of Custody Evaluations (FSC-STD-20-011 V4-0) is the standard that includes requirements to be followed by FSC accredited certification bodies when auditing Chain of Custody certified organizations. Section 6 specifically covers evaluations of controlled wood according to FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0.


Consultants

The following consultants are those that FSC US is aware are actively working to develop solutions specifically for clients that need to implement risk mitigation associated with the FSC US National Risk Assessment. (Please contact Jenny Anderson, j.anderson@us.fsc.org, if you would like to be added to this list.)