Consumers, companies, public authorities increasingly require guarantees that harvested trees, paper and wood productscome from properly managed sources.
FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council®) certification system enables to differentiate wood products that come from responsible forest management which delivers added value.
This scheme is based both on sustainable development and good practices principles applied to forest management and on traceability principles applied to trading and processing companies using wood products from the certified forests.
The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) is an independent NGO (Non Governmental Organization) created in 1993 by environmental NGOs, wood trade organizations, foresters, indigenous people and certification bodies representing 25 countries. It stands as the one of the most globally recognized group promoting forestry certification standards.
FSC® is based on two solutions:
With 80,000 clients in more than 100 countries, delivering over 100,000 certificates, Bureau Veritas Certification is the world’s leading certification body.
Forest Stewardship Council® accredited (globally); Program for Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes™ (PEFC™ ) accredited in many countries from which the most famous are the Brazilian, Canadian, American and European schemes (Cerflor, CSA, SFI, PEFC™ , etc.).
5,700 highly qualified auditors worldwide with a vast expertise that is recognized by more than 40 national and international accreditation bodies.
Top-qualified audit teams make up Bureau Veritas Certification’s global forestry industry services network. This includesforesters and technical experts who understand the complex nature of the environmental, social and technical aspects of forest management.
Mark of global recognition
The Bureau Veritas Certification Mark is a globally recognized symbol of your organization’s ongoing commitment to excellence, sustainability and reliability.
Between the formal application and the certificate issuance, it may take from some weeks to a few months, but a Bureau Veritas Certification representative will be able to provide details relative to your unique situation.