We Are the World’s Most Trusted Sustainable Forest Management Solution.

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As original pioneers of forest certification, we have 25 years’ experience in sustainable forest management. We use our expertise to promote responsible management of the world’s forests, bringing together experts from the environmental, economic and social spheres.

Mission and vision


FSC promotes environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world’s forests.


FSC is a catalyst and defining force for improved forest management and market transformation, shifting the global forest trend toward sustainable use, conservation, restoration, and respect for all.

25 Years Of FSC

Looking Back On 25 Years Of FSC

The 1992 Earth Summit in Rio failed to produce an agreement to stop deforestation. In response, a group of businesses, environmentalists and community leaders banded together to create a revolutionary concept – a voluntary, market-based approach to improve forestry practices worldwide.

We are FSC