Founded in 1990 by forest products manufacturers, distributors, users and NGOs working in the fields of environmental and human rights with a mission to promote responsible and sustainable forest management, FSC:
· Is a system of stakeholders with an aim to ensure the best management practices are implemented in all forests of the world. ·
· Sets international standards to achieve this goal, and authorizes various institutions for the certification of conformity.
· · All products manufactured through correct forest management practices bear the FSC logo.
FSC provides marketing and information services to promote correct forest management practices.