Complaint and Appeal Handling Processes
NSF is one of only a few certification bodies accredited to conduct audits to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI), PEFC and American Tree Farm System 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 Fiber Sourcing Standard (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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Assurance Program for Sustainable Assessment of Professional Services – Call for Pilot Participants
June 1, 2020
NSF International is calling for participants in a new assurance program for the NSF/ANSI 391.1 standard, the first American National Standard for sustainability in the professional services industry. The pilot will include professional service organizations, purchasers of professional services and approved certification bodies (CBs).
NSF International and Soil Association Team Up to Offer SFI® and FSC® Forestry Certifications
September 25, 2019
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – NSF International subsidiary NSF Certification, LLC and Soil Association Certification Forestry, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Soil Association, today announced an agreement to offer certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) and Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) responsible forest management standards.
NSF and E-Reuse Services Collaborate to Make Electronics Reuse Conference Waste-Free for Second Year
September 19, 2019
Every year, tradeshows and conferences generate thousands of tons of waste in the form of flyers, hand-outs, packaging, coffee cups and more. A closer look reveals an estimated 60 million people attend tradeshows each year—with each attendee generating up to 20 pounds of waste. Not surprisingly, this has a significant impact on the environment.
NSF International Launches 455 GMP Certification for Dietary Supplements, Cosmetics and OTCs
January 14, 2021