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Responsible Forest Products

Demonstrate responsible forest management through independent certification. You can also showcase your leadership by certifying that your chain-of-custody products - such as lumber, furniture, building materials, pulp, and paper - are derived from certified forests and recycled sources.

SCS specializes in forest management and chain-of-custody certification under the most reputable certification schemes. We are one of the world's premier certifiers, from timber legality to full FSC certification. Our global network of auditors is ready to assist you.

  • FSC® Certified Responsible Forestry

    Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) forest management certification strengthens your position in the marketplace - guaranteeing customers that products from your forestry operations meet the world's most stringent environmental, economic, and social standards for forest management.

  • FSC® Chain of Custody

    Assure customers that your wood and paper products meet the world's most stringent environmental, ethical, and economic sourcing standards with Forest Stewardship Council Chain of Custody (FSC CoC) certification.

  • PEFC Chain of Custody

    SCS offers PEFC Chain-of-Custody Certification for wood and paper product companies worldwide, and dual certification opportunities with FSC standards.

  • Timber Legality

    SCS timber legality verification provides third-party assurance that your products meet the requirements of timber harvest and import laws, including the United States Lacey Act and the European Union Timber Regulation.