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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.
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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.
Just as we depend on forests, forests depend on us. At the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) we unite citizens, businesses, governments, and NGOs under a common goal: protecting healthy, resilient forests for all, forever.
See how you can make a difference by becoming a forest steward today.
Citizens →Businesses →Forest managers →Governments →NGOs →
Forests are under threat and the world is increasingly concerned about this. Without healthy and resilient forests, we will lose the fight against biodiversity loss and the current climate crisis.
From 24 - 30 September, we are highlighting the value of forests and how choosing sustainably-sourced products can help create resilient forests for the future. And we want you to be part of it.
Our lives depend on forests. They purify the air we breathe, filter the water we drink, and supply countless products we use every day.
See how forests impact all of us and learn how responsible forestry can help fight climate change, protect biodiversity, and support communities.
We set the standard for responsible forestry worldwide. Our diverse ecosystem of stakeholders is changing the way forests are valued and managed, because that’s what stewards do.
Our “check tree” label can be found on millions of products and stands alone as the most trusted mark for responsible forestry. Recognized by 56% of consumers worldwide,1 it verifies sustainable sourcing from forest to consumer.
FSC members are at the center of everything we do. They represent social, environmental, and economic interests working together to define our responsible forestry standards.
Ready to do your part? Join us in our mission to ensure healthy, resilient forests worldwide.
Certification is just one of the ways we’re supporting healthy, resilient forests. See how we’re measuring the true value of forests and learn how you can support sustainable forest management.
This summer, experience the biggest celebration of Life on Earth!
“Well-managed forests, respect for people and a healthy environment, the Citróleo Farm brings harmony to all” - says Adriano José Pavan, Project Manager of the Citróleo Group, Brazil.
Responsibly sourced textiles are vital for a sustainable future. FSC works with brands, designers, retailers, and manufacturers, to help transform the supply chain and protect the world’s forests.
1: GlobeScan Global Consumer Research, August 2021