UKWAS STANDARD

The UK Woodland Assurance Standard (UKWAS) is an independent certification standard for verifying sustainable woodland management in the UK that is used for both Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) certification.

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The standard is reviewed every five years and the start of a formal process to review and, if thought necessary, revise the UKWAS standard was announced in July 2020. An independent multi-stakeholder working group will take forward the work.

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GET INVOLVED

The UKWAS is managed by a multi-stakeholder partnership. Membership is open to organisations representing stakeholder groups and associate membership is open directly to stakeholders.

Find out how to contribute to our standards development work.

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CALENDAR

Next steering group meeting:

  • November 2020 (London) tbc