Forest Stewardship Council

Continually improve your business with the Forest Stewardship Council

Forest Stewerdship Council (FSC) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization promoting responsible forest management. Founded in 1993 in response to ubiquitous global deforestation, the FSC is an organization with a governance structure based on transparency and equality of interest groups. Its unique form enables stakeholders from all meridians to define, through consensus, the essential social and environmental criteria for forest management.

All companies that have FSC labels on their products, in this way, send their customers a message that by purchasing this product, at the same time, they stimulate responsible forest management. In other words, FSC represents the highest level of quality assurance in forestry, wood industry and the paper industry, and in its structure contains a number of requirements in the field of quality, social sphere and ecology.

FSC is applicable and useful in the following systems and areas:

  • Wood-processing industries;
  • Wood industry and stores;
  • Paper industry and shops;
  • Publishing and printing companies;
  • Sawmills.

With FSC label, each company shows that, along with its customers, it takes care of forest resources and ecological balance in the world, which contributes to creating its better image in the public and thus creates a greater opportunity for new business successes and easier placement of its goods on the market.

1. Benefits

Find out what the FSC CoC Forest Stewardship Council really is and what makes it suitable for your business.

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2. Implementation

Find out the best way to implement GlobalGAP and how our company can help you with this.

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3. Certification

Make an independent assessment of the standard implemented and obtain certification for your system.

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4. Maintenance

Make sure your system is constantly growing and evolving to deliver the best solutions.

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1. Benefits

FSC CoC brings many benefits to organizations, and among other things, the certification of this standard helps them with:

• Forest conservation concerns;

• Developing environmental awareness;

• Improved market opportunities in the international market;

• Accesses an international database of FSC certified companies.

2. Implementation

Whether you are investing in FSC CoC to improve your business or in response to a buyer’s request, the implementation of this standard requires good preparation.

When implementing FSC CoC, our team of consultants is will help you to familiarize yourself with the requirements of the standard, with a view to its successful implementation.

3. Certification

FSC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification guarantees the traceability of FSC certified material throughout the entire manufacturing process – from forest to final user. For products with FSC approvals and conformity markings, all entities participating in the supply chain must have a valid FSC CoC certification.

FSC Chain of Custody certification improves access to markets where social and environmental awareness play a major role and influence on consumer decisions and habits.

After successful certification, the FSC CoC certificate is issued for a period of five years, with the supervision once a year.

4. Maintenance

Implementing FSC CoC is not only about making sure you are meeting the requirements of the system, but also because it gives you guidance on how to continually improve your organization. FSC CoC is maintained on a regular basis by our consultant, and Mobes Group does the complete preparation and updating of the documentation for you in order to be fully prepared for the certification body visit.

Integration will give you better results

Make the most of FSC CoC by integrating with other systems your organization maintains. This allows you to combine how you manage processes that relate to more than one system.

Popular courses and training for FSC CoC

We use accelerated learning techniques to make sure you fully understand all the requirements of FSC CoC. This type of training consists of lectures and workshops of interactive parts, which allow you to give your opinion and present your views, practical examples etc.

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