Welcome to FSC

We are pleased to welcome you, whether you are a new Certificate Holder or renewing your commitment to responsible forest management. We work to improve forest management worldwide, and we value your commitment to our mission. We're pleased that you've chosen to join our efforts to ensure the world’s forests meet the social, ecological, and economic rights and needs of the present generation without compromising those of future generations. The FSC team is here to help you better understand the system and help you take full advantage of your certification. We look forward to working with you!

This 1.2 hectares of rubber plantation is owned by Somjit Yunu, who says that certification has taught her better land and soil practices.

Congratulations, you are part of the solution!

FSC is the world's fastest growing forest certification scheme, driven by increasing market demand for responsible products. More and more businesses and consumers prefer products from well managed forests. FSC provides the much needed connection between the forest and the end user, ensuring that products with the FSC label uphold the highest social and environmental benefits.

FM Certification
Milan Reska
FSC forest management certification confirms that the forest is being managed in a way that preserves biological diversity and benefits the lives of local people and workers, while ensuring it sustains economic viability.
Workers for CoC Certification
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FSC chain of custody certification provides credible assurance for products with environmentally and socially responsible sources to access the market.
FSC Forest Management
FSC GD / Milan Reška
Forest managers can follow the seven steps of the Ecosystem Services Procedure to demonstrate the conservation or restoration of ecosystem services. Once these impacts are verified by an FSC-accredited certification body, the forest manager can use ecosystem services claims to promote the forest and attract rewards.