Background & Information Documents

To help inform your input to the development of the International Generic Indicators (IGIs) at the same time as preparing to transfer your National Standards to the FSC Principles and Criteria Version 5 (P&C V5) we will publish relevant documents here, once they’ve been approved. Check this page regularly for the latest background as we make progress.


The second public consultation is now closed. You may review all documents related to the consultation here.

You can also review all documents related to the first public consultation, along with a summary of the feedback received and its analysis and a comparison between the first and the second draft here.


You may review key background information to better understand the IGIs standard and the process here.