COVID-19 Guidance for Certification Bodies

Given the outbreak of COVID-19 and the related travel restrictions, we have received reports that certification bodies are unable to conduct on-site audits. In such a case, where there is a demonstrated security risk, on-site audits can be replaced by desk-audit, as an exceptional event. read more ... 

FSC For Members

For Members & Potential Members

Our members are essential to shaping our strategies. Joining as a member provides many benefits, including access to our exclusive members' portal.
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For Certificate Holders & Certification Bodies

Find relevant information on standards and how to implement them, tailored for your needs. Explore the tools we offer to support your work.
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FSC For Business

For Businesses

Consumers are increasingly demanding eco-friendly and responsible products. FSC provides many benefits to business, including marketing support.
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Facts & Figures

Our facts and figures map provides a new way to see the growth in global forest area certified to FSC Principles and Criteria, as well as the global supply chain certification growth.

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Document Centre

From policies, to national standards, to controlled wood risk assessments, the most up-to-date versions of documents from our normative framework can be found here in the FSC document centre.

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Consultation Platform

The current consultation platform allows you to review the document and provide feedback at the same time. It’s easy-to-use, clearly labelled and allows users to save their answers as they go along.

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Currently FSC offers courses on the correct use of Trademark and on Sourcing of Controlled Wood.

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Marketing Toolkit

Discover how brands use the FSC branding framework for marketing puroses and create your own campaigns to tell your sustainability story

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Trademark Portal

Generate and Download Your FSC On-Product Label

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Public Search

We have updated the look and feel of the public search. From now on this replaces the old certificate search. This is the one stop for inquiries about certificates and their status. Updates to the data can take...

Use our Logo

Seen on thousands of product labels around the world, the FSC trademarks – most recognisably the famous FSC logo – are trusted by ethical consumers worldwide.

Social Media Highlights

I'm the Swietenia Mahogany
Oh, hello there! I'm the Swietenia Mahogany! I can be found in several Brazilian states – for...
Today is World Food Day! October is a great time to forage for forest foods like mushrooms and...
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International Rural Women Day
It’s International Day of Rural Women, and we’re celebrating the integral role rural women play in...
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When we look after forests, we look after our future. #ThursdayThoughts
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Ya! I’m the Eucalyptus gunnii or Cider Gum. I live in the Central Highlands of Tasmania, in southern...
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This Earth Day we celebrate our beautiful home and the life it makes possible, from the microscopic...
Some green for your timeline, from an FSC-certified forest in Mexico.
Kew Gardens
When we say we look after the world's forests, we mean it. Read about our latest partnership with...
When companies commit to being FSC-certified, they commit to bettering the community around them...
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Become Certified

Becoming FSC certified shows that you comply with the highest social and environmental standards on the market. Public concern about the state of the world’s forests and timber resources is increasing, and FSC provides you with a credible solution to complex environmental and social issues

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Certification Resources

FSC has an array of resources to help you navigate the certification process. The links below provide an overview, and more comprehensive materials can be downloaded from the document centre. Please consider subscribing to our newsletter for the latest updates from across the FSC system.

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Root of the matter

Thoughts from FSC’s Director General

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Impact Stories

Over 1,000 Licensees Now Promote FSC Globally

FSC has recently reached an important milestone as over 1,000 promotional licence holders are now promoting FSC worldwide

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Integrity Stories

FSC Evaluates the Credibility and Integrity of its Assurance System

FSC initiated an independent study of the integrity and credibility of its assurance system.

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Innovation Stories

New App to Reduce the Use of Highly Toxic Pesticides Now Available

Pesticides and Alternatives: The multi-lingual tool to support pest control with less negative environmental and human impact.

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FSC works to take care of our forests and those who rely on them: by protecting plant and animal species, Indigenous Peoples rights, forest workers’ safety, and much more. Follow us to get inspired, learn about forests and find out how you can help take care of forests for future generations.

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Your donation supports the work we do every day to protect the planet’s forests. The ripple effect of your gift is profound. Your investment in FSC’s global conservation work will protect wildlife habitat, reduce carbon emissions, improve air and water quality, increase responsible trade and protect vulnerable communities. We offer a variety of ways to put your gift into action. Make a donation today!