The approved CNRA report (FSC-CNRA-RO V1-0 EN) can be downloaded here:

FSC-CNRA-RO V1-0 EN 2017-09-20

Date of approval: 20 Sep 2017
Effective date: 21 Mar 2018
Brief presentation of the wood categories considered as being from unacceptable sources by FSC® and the indicators considered in the assessment process:

Category

1. Illegally harvested wood

Indicator

Risc designation

1.1 Land tenure and management rights

Specified risk

1.2 Concession licenses

Low risk

1.3 Management and harvesting planning

Low risk

1.4 Harvesting permits

Specified Risk

1.5 Payment of royalties and harvesting fees

Specified risk

1.6 Value added taxes and other sales taxes

Low risk

1.7 Income and profit taxes

Low risk

1.8 Timber harvesting regulations

Specified Risk

1.9 Protected sites and species

Specified Risk

1.10 Environmental requirements

Specified Risk

1.11 Health and safety

Specified Risk

1.12 Legal employment

Specified Risk

1.13 Customary rights

N/A

1.14 Free prior and informed consent

N/A

1.15 Indigenous peoples rights

N/A

1.16 Classification of species, quantities, qualities

Specified Risk

1.17 Trade and transport

Specified Risk

1.18 Offshore trading and transfer pricing

Low risk

1.19 Custom regulations

Low risk

1.20 CITES

Low risk

1.21 Legislation requiring due diligence/due care procedures

Specified Risk

2. Wood harvested in violation of traditional and human rights Wood harvested in violation of traditional and human rights

2.1. The forest sector is not associated with violent armed conflict, including that which threatens national or regional security and/or linked to military control.

Low risk

2.2. Labour rights are respected including rights as specified in ILO Fundamental Principles and Rights at work

Low risk

2.3. The rights of Indigenous and Traditional Peoples are upheld.

Low risk

3. Wood from forests in which high conservation values are threatened by management activities

3.0 Definition of High Conservation Value Forests concept

Low risk

3.1 HCV 1

Low risk
Strictly protected forest
Forest inside protected areas
(Threshold (7) is met: HCV 1 is identified and/or its occurrence is likely in the area under assessment, but it is effectively protected from threats from management activities.)
Private plantations for biomass
(Threshold (5) is met: There is no HCV 1 identified in the area under assessment and its occurrence is unlikely.)

Specified Risk
Conservation forest outside protected areas
Production forest (all other material source types) outside protected areas

3.2 HCV 2

Low risk

3.3 HCV 3

Low risk
Strictly protected forests
Conservation and Production forests inside protected areas
(Threshold (14) is met: HCV 3 is identified and/or its occurrence is likely in the area under assessment, but it is effectively protected from threats caused by management activities)
Private plantations for biomass
(Threshold (23) is met: There is no HCV 3 identified and its occurrence is unlikely in the area under assessment)

Specified Risk
Conservation forest outside protected areas
Production forest outside protected areas
Forested pastures
Threshold (13) is met: HCV 3 is identified and/or its occurrence is likely in the area under assessment and it is threatened by forest management activities;

3.4. HCV 4

Low risk

3.5 HCV 5

Low risk
Strictly protected forests
Private plantations for biomass
Forested pastures.
(Threshold (23) is met: There is no HCV 5 identified and its occurrence is unlikely in the area under assessment.)

Specified risk
Conservation forest outside protected areas and inside protected areas
Production forest outside protected areas and inside protected areas

3.6. HCV 6

Low risk
Strictly protected forests
Conservation forest inside and outside protected areas

Specified risk
Production forest inside and outside protected areas
Forested pastures

4. Wood from forests being converted to plantations or non-forest use

4.1 Wood from forests being converted to plantations or non-forest use

Low risk

5. Wood from forests in which genetically modified trees are planted

5.1 Wood from forests in which genetically modified trees are planted

Low risk