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SFI® Chain of Custody Certification

For wood and paper products under the Sustainable Forestry Initiative®

Joseph Kochanski   |  
510.452.6394   |  

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Chain of Custody Standard is one of the leading certifications to show consumers and stakeholders that your wood and paper products are sourced responsibly by tracking fiber content from certified responsible forests. Contact us for more information.


Bundle your SFI audit with FSC® and PEFC to be more cost-effective and to establish your commitment of forest product certifications to your supply chain and consumers. Customer service is SCS’s #1 priority with reliable, efficient and responsive full-time staff, auditors from the forest product sector, and a connected network of sustainability experts in diverse industries.

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SFI CoC certification is available to all companies that process or sell forest products in the United States, including sawmills, secondary manufacturers, brokers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, printers, and paper merchants. This certification verifies use of input materials from certified forests and recycled sources.

Complementary Services

SFI Chain of Custody certification audits can be conducted concurrently with Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) Chain of Custody and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) Chain of Custody audits, enabling you to get even more value from your certification efforts.

Wood products may also qualify for SCS Recycled ContentSCS Indoor Advantage indoor air quality, or SCS CARB Formaldehyde Compliance (CARB ATCM) certification. 

Woody biomass producers may also wish to combine Chain of Custody audits with Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) audits to reduce overall audit time and expense.

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