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Every FSC label stands for sustainable sourcing that puts forests and people first.
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FSC has joined 100+ NGOs supporting the #Together4Forests movement.
The FSC Ecosystem Services Procedure has helped Maderacre verify its positive impacts on biodiversity and carbon.
Companies committed to sustainable forest management in the Congo are doing their part to advance the life of Indigenous Peoples, like the Baaka, with dignity.
Held annually, FSC Forest Week is a worldwide campaign that calls upon all forest stewards to help drive consumer awareness about the importance of sustainable forestry. The aim is to inspire these customers to act by choosing FSC-certified products.
Thriving forests are key to our fight against the climate and biodiversity crises. To achieve our vision of healthy and resilient forests that sustain life on Earth, it is critical to raise awareness and inspire responsible actions that positively impact our environment.
With 1.6 billion people reliant on them for their livelihoods, and approximately 80 per cent of the world’s terrestrial animal species calling them home, it is our shared responsibility to protect these precious ecosystems. Choosing FSC-certified products helps safeguard biodiversity and protect endangered species. Together, let’s make a lasting impact.
By learning to Trust the Tree and choosing FSC, we can actively contribute to responsible forestry. How? Look for the FSC ‘check-tree’ label, found on millions of products worldwide. It verifies sustainable sourcing from forest to store shelves.
Join us on social media this week to share your love for forests and inspire others to act, too. We can all be forest stewards, promoting a world where forests are cared for and protected. Start by following us and amplifying our message.
See how forest stewards all over the world engage with the campaign and spread the word about protecting the world's forests for future generations.
Forests are not just pretty to look at. In fact, they help clean the air we breathe and the water we drink, and provide a home for 300 million people, plus two-thirds of all wildlife and plants.
certified hectares of forest
of consumers globally recognize the FSC label*
of consumers have confidence in FSC to protect forests*
Explore, appreciate, and protect the natural beauty of our world's forests. By taking simple actions, we can help shape thriving, resilient forests as a way to fight climate change, safeguard biodiversity, and uplift communities.
*Ipsos Global Consumer Recognition Study, June 2023