WHAT IS FSC™?
FSC means The Forest Stewardship Council™ and is an international non-profit organization that promotes the responsible management program for forest in the World.
WHAT ARE THE STEPS TO BE FSC™ CERTIFIED ?
1. Contact FSC accredited certification bodies
2. Submit a certification application to the FSC certification body of your choice
3. Ensure that an appropriate FM/CoC or CoC Management System is in place
4. Undergo an on-site audit by your chosen certification body
5. Gain certification approval
WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN YOU SEE AN FSC™ LABEL ON A PRODUCT ?
"By choosing products with FSC™ labels, you are helping to take care of the world’s forests.
Each label provides information about the origin of the materials used to make the finished and labeled product." - FSC website.
All the wooden related products with FSC™ label can tell you that those were made from sustainable forest. You should be proud by using the products with FSC™ labels on them and also to promote this beautiful consumption behavior to others and spread the message of protecting the forests to develop sustainably.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR SOA?
SOA is now able to officially supply the material from well-managed forest, under the FSC™ program and continue to help the system in controlling the sustainable development. The FSC™ certificate shows our responsibility to forest management, to this globe and help the World to care for the forest better, to care for our future better.