13. Dec 2017

FSC International has published the new version FSC-STD-50-001 (V2-0).

Changes in the use of the FSC® Trademark

The FSC International Board of Directors has approved the revised Trademark Standard FSC-STD-50-001 (V2-0) Requirements for use of the FSC trademarks by certificate holders. The revised standard will become effective on 1 March 2018.

The standard specifies requirements for use of the FSC trademarks: on FSC-certified products, for promotion of FSC-certified products, and for promotion of the organization’s status as an FSC certificate holder. Adherence to this standard is mandatory for all FSC certificate holders entitled to use the FSC trademarks. This standard also forms the basis for evaluation and approval of all certificate holders’ uses of FSC trademarks. Please read the revised standard.

Main changes

The main content changes implemented in the revised standard are as follows.

  • Introduction of a trademark use management system as an alternative to submitting all intended uses of FSC trademarks to the certification body for approval.
  • Introduction of guidance on how to describe FSC and products with FSC claims.
  • Reduced size requirements for all marks.
  • Greater flexibility in the placement of the FSC on-product labels and in choosing labelling elements.
  • Integration into the standard of a series of advice notes and standard interpretations.

Downloads

Contact persons Environment & Energy

Team

Mr. Axel Dick, MSc

Executive Vice President Business Development Environment and Energy, CSR

Network partner

Mr. Wolfgang Hackenauer, MSc

Network partner, Product Expert Environment and Energy

Network partner

Mr. Peter Sattler, MAS

Network partner, Product Expert FSC CoC, PEFC CoC and ISO 38200

News & Events

The basis for long-term success!

16. Sep 2022

New cooperation with ENFIT for highest standards

HQF Certification in supply chains acc. to the ENFIT Standard

Learn more
08. Aug 2022

The Many Uses of Lean Six Sigma

Guest article by Mischa Lucyshyn

Learn more
26. Jul 2022

Ransomware & other potential threat scenarios

07. Jul 2022

Building up Competency as Change Management

Continual Improvement Process

Learn more
07. Jun 2022

The five stumbling blocks you should dodge on your way to a management system

Mind the step!

Learn more
16. May 2022

25th anniversary of successful cooperation in certification

Alkaloid celebrates 25 years of successful cooperation

Learn more
03. May 2022

IFS Food Version 8 – first DRAFT version published

What changes and new features are coming

Learn more
27. Apr 2022

What is in store for quality management in 2022

New Year – New Trends

Learn more
19. Apr 2022

Laboratory Quality Management – benefits and who has to be on board

Course series provided by Quality Austria and EOQ

Learn more
12. Apr 2022

World’s first company to be awarded with the Circular Globe Label – Raimund Beck KG from Austria

Circularity certified

Learn more
04. Apr 2022

Christoph Baumgartner (36) as the New Head of Marketing and Sales at Quality Austria

Merger of Marketing and Sales

Learn more
28. Mar 2022

Marisa Offner (33) takes over the Management of Marketing Communications of Quality Austria

New operative Head of Marketing

Learn more
+43 732 34 23 22