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Certification Standards and Program Documents

Responsible Forestry

Forest Management

Below are the interim, country-specific Forest Management standards authored and employed by SCS. SCS also uses a number of country-specific standards that are authored by the Forest Stewardship Council. To find up-to-date versions of those standards, please visit:

AFS Chain of Custody

FSC Chain of Custody

PEFC Chain of Custody

Timber Legality Verification

Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainably Grown

Fair Trade


Starbucks Ethical Sourcing

Responsible Biofuels

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

Environmental Claims

CARB Formaldyhyde

EPA Formaldehyde Rule


Indoor Advantage™ and Indoor Advantage™ Gold


Material Content and Responsible Sourcing

Health Product Declaration

Life Cycle