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The following UKWAS requirements:

7.1.1Communicate and Engage with Stakeholders
2.1.2Make management plans publicly available if requested
2.3.6 Make monitoring results publicly available if requested
3.2.4Contact neighbours
6.1.1(c)Communicate with statutory bodies regarding the management of High Conservation Value Forest

The following PEFC criterion:

5.1.6A summary of the forest management plan or its equivalent appropriate to the scope and scale of forest management, which contains information about the forest management measures to be applied, is publicly available.
5.6.9Forest management practices shall make the best use of local forest-related experience and knowledge, such as those of local communities, forest owners, NGOs and local people.
5.6.10Forest management shall provide for effective communication and consultation with local people and other stakeholders relating to sustainable forest management.

The following FSC criterion:

3.3Identify Sites of special cultural, ecological, economic or religious significance in cooperation with local communities.
4.4Consult with stakeholders and incorporate the results in to management plans and operations.
7.4Make publicly available a summary of the of the management plan.
8.5Make publicly available a summary of the results of monitoring.

The following sections of ISO 14001 (EMS):

4.2 (g)Top management shall define the organization's environmental policy and ensure that, within the defined scope of its environmental management system, it is available to the public.
4.3.3When establishing and reviewing its objectives and targets, an organization shall consider the views of interested parties.
4.3.3The organization shall decide whether to communicate externally about its significant environmental aspects, and shall document its decision. If the decision is to communicate, the organization shall establish and implement a method(s) for this external communication.

The following sections of ISO 9001 (QMS):

5.2Top management shall ensure that customer requirements are determined and are met with the aim of enhancing customer satisfaction.
5.6.2The input to management review shall include information on customer feedback.
7.2.1The organization shall determine requirements specified by the customer, and requirements not stated by the customer but necessary for specified or intended use, where known.
8.2.1The organization shall monitor information relating to customer perception as to whether the organization has met customer requirements. The methods for obtaining and using this information shall be determined.
8.4The organization shall determine, collect and analyse appropriate data to demonstrate the suitability and effectiveness of the quality management system and to evaluate where continual improvement of the effectiveness of the quality management system can be made. This shall include data generated as a result of monitoring andmeasurement and from other relevant sources. The analysis of data shall provide information relating to customer satisfaction.

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