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With global warming and the continuous progress of consumers' environmental protection concept, reducing carbon emissions and vigorously developing a sustainable green and low-carbon economy have become the focus and consensus of people's attention, and consumers are increasingly concerned about environmental protection when purchasing products in their daily lives.
Numerous brands have responded to the call by transforming their business models and paying close attention to supporting environmental causes and using more recyclable materials. FSC Forest certification is one of the significant certification systems, representing the use of forest-derived raw materials, is from the sustainable certification of the forest. Since its release in 1994, the FSC Forest Certification standard has become one of the most widely used forest certification systems in the world.
Forest Management Certification (FM)
Forest Management, or FM, applies to forest operators or owners. Forest management activities are managed responsibly in accordance with the requirements of the FSC Forest Management Standard.
Chain of Custody Certification (CoC)
The Chain of Custody, or CoC, applies to manufacturers, processors and traders of FSC-certified forest products. All FSC certified materials and product claims are valid throughout the production chain.
Publicity License (PL)
Promotional Licence, or PL, is available to non-FSC certificate holders. Advertise and promote FSC certified products or services purchased or sold by the company.
FSC certified products
Logs, planks, charcoal, wood products, etc., such as interior furniture, household items, plywood, toys, wood packaging, etc.
Pulp, paper, cardboard, paper packaging, printing materials, etc.
Non-wooden forest products
Cork products; straw, willow, rattan and similar; bamboo and bamboo products; natural gums, resins, oils and derivatives; forest food, etc.
FSC product label
We source 100% of the raw materials from FSC certified forests, and our products comply with FSC environmental and social standards.
A mixture of FSC certified forests, recycled materials, and other controlled raw materials provides the raw materials.
FSC is recyclable
Product raw materials include post-consumer recycled materials and may also include pre-consumer materials.
FSC certification program
The FSC certificate is valid for 5 years, but must be audited annually by a certification body to confirm your ongoing compliance with FSC certification requirements.
1 Submit the application for certification to the FSC accredited certification body
2 Sign a contract and pay
3 The certification body arranges auditors to conduct on-site audits.
4 FSC certificate will be issued after approval
Enhance brand image
Fsc-certified forest management requires adherence to strict environmental, social and economic standards, ensuring the sustainable management and conservation of forests while also contributing to the sustainable development of forestry worldwide. For enterprises, through the FSC certification or the use of FSC certified product packaging, help enterprises to improve the environmental image and competitiveness.
Increase the added value of products
According to the Nielsen Global Sustainability Report, brands with a clear commitment to sustainability saw their consumer goods sales increase by more than 4%, while brands without a commitment saw their sales increase by less than 1%. At the same time, 66 percent of consumers said they are willing to spend more on sustainable brands, and buying FSC-certified products is one of the ways consumers get involved in forest conservation.
Cross the threshold of market access
FSC is the preferred certification system for Fortune 500 companies, and enterprises can obtain more market resources through FSC certification. Some international brands and retailers, such as ZARA, H&M, L 'Oreal, McDonald's, Apple, HUAWEI, IKEA, BMW and other brands have required their suppliers to use FSC certified products, advocating that suppliers continue to move towards green and sustainable development.
Significance of FSC certification