NSF is one of only a few certification bodies accredited to conduct audits to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®), Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and American Tree Farm System® (ATFS®) standards. We also provide integrated SFI and Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) audits that can save time, money and resources.
NSF Certification, LLC (FSC-N003091) delivers FSC certification services in association with Soil Association Certification Ltd. (FSC-A000525).
Forest management standards balance commercial values with preserving forest health and diversity.
In addition to protecting the environment, forestry certification through NSF provides:
Certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) 2015-2019 and 2022 Standards and Rules Fiber Sourcing (Section 3) verifies your organization is sourcing raw material in your supply chain from legal and responsibly-managed sources.
It also demonstrates your commitment to support reforestation, protect soil and water quality, and encourage environmentally sound practices.
Chain of custody is a system of tracking fiber from certified forest content through manufacturing to end product. Any organization that processes or trades certified forest products — including manufacturers of paper and wood-based products, converters, printers, wood dealers, wholesalers and brokers — can seek certification to:
In addition to protecting the environment, chain of custody certification provides:
Consolidating your forestry services, or switching them to NSF, is a seamless process. Our professional staff and auditors provide reliable answers and interpretations backed by years of industry experience. Our services help determine trends and identify opportunities for improvement.
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