As the leader in sustainable forestry, FSC is trusted to protect forests for all, forever.
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What the FSC labels mean
Every FSC label stands for sustainable sourcing that puts forests and people first.
Show your commitment to responsible forestry by becoming FSC certified.
We’re using blockchain to ensure certification compliance throughout the supply chain.
We’re harnessing the power of satellite data to help auditors monitor forest health.
We're piloting cutting-edge technology to trace and prove the origins of wood.
Our rigorous forest certification standards are the foundation of the FSC system.
See which policies, standards and procedures are currently being strengthened.
We’re committed to upholding the credibility and transparency of the FSC system.
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Ensure the long-term health and viability of your forest with FSC certification.
Managers of small, low-intensity, or community forests
FSC certification isn’t just for global corporations. We have solutions to fit any forest.
Make real progress toward your sustainability goals and secure the future of our forests.
NGOs, research institutions, and other allies
We’re convening diverse stakeholders to set the standard for forest stewardship worldwide.
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Make your commitment to responsible forest stewardship official by becoming an FSC member.
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Put your passion to work creating a better future for forests and people worldwide.
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Why forests matter
Forests are vital for the climate, ecosystems, and communities around the world.
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FSC offers a variety of tools and resources to help you work with our organization.
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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.
Forests are a vital resource that play a valuable role in our environment, communities, and economy.
Truly responsible forest management balances these interests to achieve outcomes that benefit all.
That’s why we’re governed by a global network of over 1,000 individuals and member organizations representing environmental, social, and economic perspectives.
Our democratic and participative system brings these diverse perspectives together to find solutions that protect healthy, resilient forests worldwide.
Make real change in how our forests are valued and managed.
Determine how private and public organizations can best work together to support forests, communities, and businesses.
Share in decision-making and uphold the integrity and resilience of the FSC system.
Cultivate relationships between business, environmental, indigenous, and community leaders.
Environmental North member Fran Raymond Price takes action for forests and people with FSC.
Social South member Rulita Wijayaningdyah shares how she’s fighting for worker’s rights with FSC.
Economic North member Hans Djurberg on how FSC uses the power of the market to help protect the world’s forests.
FSC members collaborate using our online portal.
To become a member, you’ll apply to join one of our three chambers. Each chamber has an equal voice in the decision-making process and is divided into northern and southern sub-chambers to ensure equity.
Our members play an active role in shaping the future of FSC and advancing our commitment to responsible forestry. As a member, you’ll have the opportunity to:
Note: FSC membership is separate to FSC certification and does not authorize you to use the FSC trademarks. In order to make or label FSC-certified products you would need to hold FSC certification.
To apply, you will need to provide information about yourself or your organization and upload supporting documentation. You can find more information in our application portal.