use FSC certified paper.
The non-certified portion has to comply with the FSC Controlled Wood standards which enable manufacturers and traders to avoid timber and timber products from unacceptable sources.
- illegally harvested wood
- wood harvested in violation of traditional and civil rights
- wood harvested in forests in which High Conservation Values are threatened by management activities (HCVs are areas particularly worth of protection)
- wood harvested in forests being converted to plantations or non-forest use
- wood from forests in which genetically modified trees are planted.
This standard has been designed to allow companies to avoid trading in illegally harvested wood, wood harvested in violation of traditional and civil rights, wood harvested in forests where high conservation values are threatened by management activities, wood harvested in forests being converted to plantations or non-forest use, wood from forests in which genetically modified trees are planted.
FSC Controlled Wood Standard for Forest Management Enterprises
This standard specifies basic requirements applicable at the forest management unit (FMU) level for forest management enterprises to demonstrate to a company or third party certification body that wood supplied is controlled. It allows forest management enterprises to provide evidence that the wood they supply has been controlled to avoid wood that is illegally harvested, harvested in violation of traditional and civil rights, harvested in forest management units in which high conservation values are threatened by management activities, harvested in areas in which forests are being converted to plantations or nonforest use or harvested from forests in which genetically modified tress are planted.
Read more about the Controlled Wood Standards and revision of Controlled Wood system.
1. Revised Controlled Wood requirements
2. National Risk Assessments and the Centralized National Risk Assessment
3. Accreditation standards and transition rules
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