Project certification

With more than 75,000 organizations holding FSC chain of custody certification, FSC is the leading sustainable forest management solution, providing the highest global assurance of supply chain integrity from forest to end user. FSC is not restricted to products on a store shelf, however. Your business has the opportunity to use the FSC trademarks to promote your projects! By complying with the FSC Standard for Project Certification, the projects you manage can be FSC-certified, allowing you to manage several projects in a continual basis or a one-time project certification, whichever is more convenient for you.

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The Value of FSC Project Certification

  • Your projects and products become more appealing to both investors and users when you show your support for environmentally friendly practices through FSC-certified wood and wood-based products.
  • You gain access to new avenues of promotion by using the FSC trademarks on your own projects’ promotional materials.
  • Both you and your clients can rest assured that the material in your projects are responsibly sourced, recycled, or come from well managed forests.
  • You have the option to obtain certification for your organisation that applies to any projects you manage on a continual basis. This can reduce costs in the long-term.

Ease of use

  • With more than 100 types of products possible for FSC certification, virtually any wooden building product is available for use in your projects.
  • More than 40,000 organizations in more than 120 countries have an FSC chain of custody certificate, making sourcing FSC certified material anywhere in the world a straightforward task.
  • You will gain access to online tools that help using the FSC trademarks.
  • You can choose between a one-time project certification or certification that is applicable to any future project you manage. The choice is entirely up to you.
  • Your projects can be completely certified, parts of it can be certified, or a percentage claim can be applied. The decision is entirely up to you and your clients.

How to get certified

01. Source FSC materials: Source FSC wood and wood-based products.

02. Choose a Certification Body: Choose a Certification Body to verify your compliance.

03. Collect supporting documents: Collect the information needed to meet the necessary requirements.

04. Documents validation: The Certification Body validates whether your operation complies with the FSC requirements.

05. Certificate issuing: If you comply with the standards, the certificate is issued.

06. Communicate your commitment: You can use the FSC trademarks to promote and communicate about your FSC certified projects.

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