FSC defined



Through its 10 Principles of Forest Stewardship, the FSC:

Ensures harvest of timber/non-timber products maintains forests’ biodiversity, productivity and ecological processes

Protects forests’ heritage, ensuring areas of natural wealth and endangered wildlife habitat are not negatively affected

Provides strong incentives for local people to sustain forest resources and adhere to long-term management plans

Ensures the rights of workers and indigenous communities are respected

Encourages the global society to enjoy the long term benefits of forests

Promotes and extends the market for FSC-certified products


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