FSC — Forest Stewardship Council® - is an international non-profit organization, the primary objective of which is supporting environmentally responsible, socially oriented and economically sustainable forest management and global forest resources management.
Currently FSC is the fastest-growing certification system in the world. It is continuously cooperating with all stakeholders, monitoring market changes, and communicates to customers the importance of sustainable global forest resources management and maintenance of their environmental functions by means of preservation of the most valuable forest territories.
Valid FSC certificate is a confirmation that products, wood and non-timber, originates from forests where timber exploitation is performed in accordance with the FSC principles and criteria, and organizations holding such certificates performs environmentally, economically and socially responsible activities.
Therefore, along with sustaining environmental resources and preservation of their environmental functions forest certification provides for long-term economically efficient production, respecting the interests of workers and all interested parties. The certificate guarantees responsible approach to the use of forest resources and therefore preservation of forest ecosystems at a global level.
Upon receipt of FSC certificate an enterprise can obtain tangible significant advantages: