Sustainable forest management
FSC, the Forest Stewardship Council, is an international organisation was set up in 1993 that promotes responsible forest management. FSC sets worldwide forest management standards and has developed a certification. The basis for these standards, which is detailed per country or region, is 10 FSC principles for sound forest management. Forest owners who meet the FSC standards may receive a certification for their forests. Independent inspectors ensure compliance with the regulations.
FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. Established in 1993 as a response to concerns over global deforestation.
FSC certification provides a credible link between responsible production and consumption of forest products, enabling consumers and businesses to make purchasing decisions that benefit people and the environment as well as providing ongoing business value.
FSC is nationally represented in more than 50 countries around the world.