OBP Standard Revision: Public Consultation

14. July 2021

OBP Standard Revision: Public Consultation

After World’s Oceans Day the 8th of June and the first anniversary since the publication of the Ocean Bound Plastic (OBP) Program standards, it is time for their planned revision to improve and better adequate them to your needs.

After World’s Oceans Day the 8th of June and the first anniversary since the publication of the Ocean Bound Plastic (OBP) Program standards, it is time for their planned revision to improve and better adequate them to your needs.

In this revision comments and suggestions received from different stakeholders, mainly clients, potential clients, and certification body, have been incorporated to cover cases and circumstances that had not been foreseen or anticipated to be handled differently.

The revision process will be the following:

  • From July 8th, 2021 to August 8th, 2021: Public consultation period on the draft standards and complementary documents (please use this link to find the draft documents).
  • Reception of comments until 9th of August 2021 (by filling in the comment form available on the website).
  • August 10th, 2021 to September 7th, 2021: Revision of comments and incorporation of approved elements.
  • September 8th, 2021: Publication of revised Standards, to be used obligatorily for new audits starting 8th of December 2021.

Thank you in advance for your participation in this revision process!

 

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