Accreditation is a procedure by which an authoritative body gives formal recognition that a body or person is competent to carry out specific tasks (ISO Guide 2:1996).
FSC operates an independent entity called FSC Accreditation Business Unit, which is in charge of providing accreditation services to Certification Bodies and National Initiatives. The accreditation program is based on international standards such as the ISO/IEC Guide 61, ISO/IEC Guide 65 and additional sector specific standards developed by FSC.
FSC Accreditation Business Unit provides the following services:
1. Accreditation of Certification Bodies
2. Accreditation of FSC National Initiatives
3. Accreditation of FSC National Standards
If you require more information about these processes or want to achieve FSC accreditation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org