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Public Procurement and Forest Certification: Assessing the Implications for Policy, Law and International Trade

Public Procurement and Forest Certification: Assessing the Implications for Policy, Law and International Trade

Comparing major certification schemes: FSC, PEFC, CSA, MTCC and SFI

Mechel, Friederike; Nils Meyer-Ohlendorf; Peter Sprang et. al. 2006: Public Procurement and Forest Certification: Assessing the Implications for Policy, Law and International Trade. Comparing major certification schemes: FSC, PEFC, CSA, MTCC and SFI. Ecologic Institute: Berlin.


Zitiervorschlag

Mechel, Friederike; Nils Meyer-Ohlendorf; Peter Sprang et. al. 2006: Public Procurement and Forest Certification: Assessing the Implications for Policy, Law and International Trade. Comparing major certification schemes: FSC, PEFC, CSA, MTCC and SFI. Ecologic Institute: Berlin.

Sprache
Englisch
Autor(en)
Peter Sprang
Finanzierung
Jahr
2006
Umfang
68 S.
Projektnummer
933
Inhaltsverzeichnis

INTRODUCTION
ACRONYMS
PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND FOREST CERTIFICATION – SUMMARY
PART 1: ASSESSING THE IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY, LAW AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE
PART 2: A SURVEY AND COMPARISON OF MAJOR CERTIFICATION SCHEMES: FSC, PEFC, CSA, MTCC AND SFI
PART 1: PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND FOREST CERTIFICATION - ASSESSING THE IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY, LAW AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE
1 DEFINITION OF FOREST CERTIFICATION IN LIGHT OF PERFORMANCEBASED AND SYSTEM-BASED CERTIFICATION APPROACHES
1.1 DEFINITION OF SYSTEM-BASED AND PERFORMANCE-BASED FOREST CERTIFICATION
1.2 VALIDATION OF CLAIMS DEPENDING ON THE CERTIFICATION APPROACH
2 SURVEY OF EU PUBLIC PROCUREMENT SCHEMES FOR SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT
2.1 INTRODUCTION
2.2 KEY ISSUES REGARDING “GREEN” PUBLIC PROCUREMENT FOR FOREST PRODUCTS
2.2.1 Definitions of “sustainability”
2.2.2 Legality
2.2.3 Legal but moving towards sustainability
2.2.4 Social criteria
2.2.5 Scope -- (tropical or all timber, all forest products?)
3 ROLE OF CERTIFICATION IN MEETING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT REQUIREMENTS
3.1 INTRODUCTION
3.2 KEY CONTROVERSIES ABOUT THE ROLE OF CERTIFICATION
3.2.1 Acceptable alternative documentation?
3.2.2 What about rival certification schemes?
4 THE IMPACT OF INTERNATIONAL AND EU LAW ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT REQUIREMENTS
4.1 WTO LAW
4.2 EU LAW
5 PRACTICAL POSSIBILITIES AND OBSTACLES IN THE WAY OF MAKING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT POLICIES FULLY EFFECTIVE
5.1 IDENTIFICATION OF FOREST AND CHAIN OF CUSTODY CERTIFICATION AS A PRACTICAL OPTION TO
A PUBLIC PROCUREMENT POLICY
5.2 PRACTICAL POSSIBILITIES AND OBSTACLES
5.3 INCOMPATIBILITY OF DIFFERENT SCHEMES
5.4 LACK OF AWARENESS
5.5 FORESTS THAT ARE NOT MANAGED WELL
5.6 PARTICULAR PRODUCTS THAT ARE CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE IN CERTIFIED FORM
5.7 MIX OF CERTIFIED AND NON-CERTIFIED MATERIAL
6 IMPACTS ON DEVELOPING COUNTRY EXPORTERS
PART 2: PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND FOREST CERTIFICATION - A SURVEY AND COMPARISON OF MAJOR CERTIFICATION SCHEMES: FSC, PEFC, CSA, MTCC AND SFI
1 INTRODUCTION
2 SCHEMES CHOSEN FOR THIS COMPARISON
3 REVIEW OF INDIVIDUAL SCHEMES
3.1 HISTORICAL OVERVIEW AND STATUS QUO
3.2 FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL (FSC)
3.2.1 Application and Governance
3.2.2 Key supporters
3.2.3 Audit intensity and transparency
3.2.4 Inconsistencies
3.2.5 Measuring impact
3.2.6 CoC and claim
3.3 PEFC (PLATFORM FOR THE ENDORSEMENT OF FOREST CERTIFICATION SCHEMES)
3.3.1 Application and governance
3.3.2 Key supporters
3.3.3 Inconsistencies and measuring impacts
3.3.4 CoC and claim
3.4 CANADIAN STANDARD ASSOCIATION (CSA)
3.5 MALAYSIAN TIMBER COUNCIL CERTIFICATION (MTCC)
3.6 SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY INITIATIVE (SFI)
4 SUMMARY TABLE COMPARING CERTIFICATION SCHEMES
5 ANNEX: DOCUMENTS USED FOR COMPARISON OF MAJOR CERTIFICATION SCHEMES
PART 3: PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND FOREST CERTIFICATION - CONCLUSIONS
1 CONCLUSIONS OF PART 1
2 CONCLUSIONS OF PART 2
PART 4: SUMMARY OF EXPERT WORKSHOP ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND FOREST CERTIFICATION (7-8 JUNE 2005, BERLIN)
ANNEXES
WORKSHOP PROGRAMME
REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS

Schlüsselwörter
Naturschutz, Wälder, Öffentliche Beschaffung, Zertifizierung, FSC, Global, Europa