Within the FSC system, a standard to avoid trading of illegal and environmentally and socially damaging wood.
Geographical Areas of Interest
Supply Chain Focus
Includes specifications to ensure the tracking of wood to the country and district level.
Standard is subject to third-party verification.
Requires wood harvesting to comply with all applicable harvesting laws in the jurisdiction.
Unique Forest Values
Requires that wood harvesting does not threaten high conservation value forests. Evidence of compliance is required.
Requires that wood is not harvested in violation of traditional and civil rights.