Standardization in the field of the wood and wood-based industries, including sustainability aspects and renewability, chain of custody, timber tracking and timber measurement, across the entire value chain from biomass production to the finished wood and wood-based products, and including the use phase and end of life.

Excluded: those applications covered by ISO/TC 6 “Paper, board and pulps”; ISO/TC 89 “Wood-based panels”; ISO/TC 165 “Timber structures”; ISO/TC 218 “Timber”; and ISO/TC 207 “Environmental management”.

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Published ISO standard *


ISO standards under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 287/CAG   Chair’s Advisory Group Working group
ISO/TC 287/WG 1   Chain of Custody of wood and wood based products Working group
ISO/TC 287/WG 2   Measurement methods and tracking Working group
ISO/TC 287/WG 3   Sustainability aspects Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 287

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 287:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 6 Paper, board and pulps ISO
ISO/TC 89 Wood-based panels ISO
ISO/TC 218 Timber ISO
ISO/TC 238 Solid biofuels ISO
ISO/TC 308 Chain of custody ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 287

ISO/TC 287 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 6 Paper, board and pulps ISO
ISO/TC 89 Wood-based panels ISO
ISO/TC 165 Timber structures ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 3 Environmental labelling ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 5 Life cycle assessment ISO
ISO/TC 207/SC 7 Greenhouse gas and climate change management and related activities ISO
ISO/TC 218 Timber ISO
ISO/TC 308 Chain of custody ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CEI-Bois European Confederation of Woodworking Industries A
ECOS (Environment) Environmental Coalition on Standards A
FEP European Federation of the Parquet Industry A
FSC Forest Stewardship Council A
GERES Groupe Energies Renouvelables, Environnement et Solidarités A
ICFPA International Council of Forest and Paper Associations A
INBAR International Network for Bamboo and Rattan A
ITTO International Tropical Timber Organization A
PEFC Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification A
Rainforest Alliance Rainforest Alliance A
SFI Sustainable forestry initiative A

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
26-30 August 2024 Ottawa (Canada) ISO/TC 287  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 287 - Secretariat

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