Being FSC certified shows that you comply with the highest social and
environmental standards on the market. As public concern about the state of the
worlds forests and timber resources increases, FSC provides you with a simple
solution to complex environmental and social issues. The FSC label is an
effective way to get public and consumer recognition of your responsible
practices. This gives you credibility with customers and business partners as
well as financial institutions and watchdog organizations.
FSC certification helps to protect your brand and reputation and it allows you
to access highly environmentally sensitive markets. Increasingly, governments
and other organizations specify FSC certified products in their purchasing
Because FSC is the only globally valid standard it is also the only standard
that is no barrier to trade under the World Trade Organization (WTO).