Certifying forests

Certification establishes that timber and timber products come from well-managed sources. It is seem by the timber trade, consumer associations, environmental organizations and governments alike as ae key to achieving sustainable forest management.
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) was founded in 1993 to support environmentally-appropriate, socially beneficial and economically-viable management of the world's forests. It is an association of Members consisting of representatives from environmental and social groups, the timber trade and the forestry profession, indigenous people's organizations, community forestry groups and forest product certification organizations from around the world.
Facilitated by:
Researching forests
Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions