About FSC

Protecting forests for future generations

zoomFSC (© FSC A.C.) © FSC A.C.FSCFSC is a global, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of responsible forest management worldwide.

We enable businesses and consumers to make informed choices about the forest products they buy, and create positive change by engaging the power of market dynamics.

Our members include some of the world’s leading environmental NGOs, businesses and social organizations, as well as forest owners and managers, processing companies and campaigners, and individuals.

Together these diverse voices define best practices for forestry that addresses social and environmental issues. The membership consensus sets the FSC Principles and Criteria - the highest standards of forest management which are environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable.