The Forest Stewardship Council

Is an independent, non-governmental, not for profit organisation established to promote the responsible management of the world's forests. Products carrying the FSC® label are independently certified to assure consumers that they come from forests that are managed to meet the social, economic and ecological needs of present and future generations.

These are the benefits when using certified products

   Wildlife habitat and different species in the forests are protected.

   High conservation value forests are preserved.

   Forest management is monitored annually.

   Worker safety and well-being is enhanced.

   The rights of indigenous people are respected.

   Communities are valued.

   Waterways are safeguarded.

   Pesticide use is reduced.