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Every FSC label stands for sustainable sourcing that puts forests and people first.
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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.
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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.
Organizations certified or licenced by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) can leverage the power of the globally recognized FSC logo and other FSC trademarks. The FSC marks send a clear message to your customers and partners that you stand for protecting healthy, resilient forests for all, forever.
Recognized by 56 per cent of consumers worldwide,* the FSC logo is the most visible and respected mark in sustainable forest management. Our certification and licencing programmes are designed to help you get the most out of that recognition.
When customers and stakeholders see the FSC logo used in connection with your brand, they’ll know you’re taking action to help forests thrive for generations to come.
Certificate holders can do the following:
If you are a current certificate holder, please contact your local FSC team for more information.
If you’re not a current certificate holder, learn how you can obtain forest management certification or chain of custody certification.
Organizations with FSC project certification can use the FSC trademarks to promote their projects and show their support for responsible forestry.
Organizations with an FSC promotional licence can do the following.
Interested in promoting FSC-labelled products? Learn how you can obtain a promotional licence.
If you work in the media, academia, or other public institutions, you can use the FSC logo in articles discussing FSC, research, and other related topics. However, you must register with your national or regional FSC trademark service provider to use the FSC trademarks.
To learn more, please contact your local FSC team.
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* GlobeScan Global Consumer Research, August 2021