* Announcement in English follows the Japanese and also available in PDF.

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JIA-QAセンターでは、この度、FSC-STD-40-005 V3-1に基づくパブリックコンサルテーションを実施することになりました。
JIA-QAセンターは、FSC CoCの認証機関として、FSCのリスク評価(ナショナルリスクアセスメント(NRA)など)に基づき特定リスクとされた地域からの材について評価を行っている認証取得者の更新審査にあたり、FSCの規定により実施するものです。このパブリックコンサルテーションは、認証取得者が実施するデューディリジェンス(DDS)がFSCの要求事項に適合していることを確認し認証の決定を行うために必要です。



E-mail: epa01@jia-page.or.jp
FAX: +81 3 5570 9566
送付先: JIA-QAセンター 森林・EPAグループ
    〒107-0052 東京都港区赤坂1-4-10






Dear Sirs,

This is to announce a stakeholder consultation according to FSC-STD-40-005 V3-1.
JIA-QA Center is a FSC CoC certification body in Japan, and one of our client organization which is FSC CoC certified is undergoing re-evaluation as scheduled below, including the evaluation of materials sourced from specified risk areas according to the FSC risk assessment (such as National Risk Assessment). This process is required to verify that their due diligence system (DDS) conforms to applicable requirements of FSC-STD-40-005 V3-1 and to make a certification decision.

The stakeholder consultation is to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to submit any comments, suggestions, or information regarding the applicant organization’s activities related with forest management or sourcing materials from forest areas. If requested, we will provide the organization’s DDS summary. The comments, suggestions or information can be sent by e-mail, fax, or by mail.
Please submit your comments or suggestions by 18 October 2021.

E-mail: epa01@jia-page.or.jp
FAX: +81 3 5570 9566
Mail: Forest & EPA Group, JIA-QA Center (accredited FSC CoC certification body)
     1-4-10 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0052, JAPAN
Name: Tomoko Watanabe

All your responses will be evaluated by the audit team of JIA-QA Center.

Please note that the summary of your responses will be included in the DDS summary and made public, but not associated with your names, with brief description of how we, as a certification body, has taken your comments into account. If required, you can send you comments or suggestions in confidence, or as anonymous, so please indicate as such when you respond.

JIA-QA Center will respond to all stakeholders who participated in the consultation process and explain how your comments or suggestions were taken into account within 30 days of making the certification decision.

We appreciate your kind cooperation and valuable input in advance.

Announcement of Stakeholder Consultation for FSC CW(PDF)