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Forestry Chain of Custody Certification - Choosing the right path.

The marketplace continue to drive the demand for certified forest products originating from certified forests. This increased demand continues to motivate organizations to certify their forests and their Chain(s) of Custody. Chain of Custody is the tracking of forest products originating from a registered Defined Forest Area (DFA) through all phases of ownership, transportation and transformation from the DFA of origin to the end consumer.

When considering the implementation of a Chain of Custody standard, there are three main options to consider:

  • Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)
  • Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
  • Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)

This whitepaper compares all three standards, giving the ability to analyze each one against the others to truly understand the definitions and requirements of the standards.