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The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international, non-governmental organisation established in 1993 and dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world’s forests. FSC certification allows businesses and consumers to identify, purchase and use wood, paper, and other forest products made with materials from well-managed forests and/or recycled sources.

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Sustainable Development Goals
Proof Point Level
Product Business

Standard Summary

  • Products come from a well-managed forest

  • All actors in the supply chain must hold Chain of Custody certification

  • In-person on-site audits

  • Certificates are valid for 5 years

  • The certification only applies to paper products and components

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FSC Standard

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