WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE FSC ® CERTIFICATION?
FSC ® (Forest Stewardship Council) is an international organisation that guarantees sustainable forest management: meeting human needs while ensuring the renewal of the forest to preserve it for future generations. This is achieved through certification, which is based on demanding social, economic and environmental criteria! An FSC ® certified forest respects workers and local populations.
In a few words, an FSC ® certified forest is the guarantee of :
This certification system was created in 1993, following the 1992 Rio Earth Summit. Companies, environmentalists and non-environmental organisations joined forces to found the Forest Stewardship Council ®.
FSC ® KEY FIGURES
📢 FSC® is recognised for its two certifications
🙋♂️Forestry certification by Ecocert
For more than 20 years, Ecocert has specialised in the certification and verification of projects in the world's main forest areas: Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. It is also a network of auditors in France and abroad, experts in the field close to our clients.
A public database allows you to check whether a company is FSC ® certified by its name, certification number or licence number.
Discover the Ecocert certification process here
📝FSC ® logo changes according to the composition of the finished product
On the FSC ® label, the following shall appear:
🌍 Ecocert has certified FSC ® projects in the world:
Today, 26 forests are FSC ® certified by Ecocert.
💡FSC ® makes regular updates!
The update every 5 years of the FSC ® standard allows to take into account the improvement of the practices of the wood & forest industry and the needs of guarantee of the consumers. The first FSC ® standard for forest management was created in 2017.
The revision process starts this year, in 2021, and the finalized version of the metropolitan forest management standard will be revised in May 2022.