FSC® Certification


Reliably assuring the responsible handling of the natural resources used along the entire upstream supply chain is indispensable for more and more companies. The two globally recognized forest certification systems PEFC™ and FSC® offer a variety of tools to implement this goal in the best possible way in your company. By using the logo on your products and promotional materials after certification, you communicate your corporate commitment to sustainable forest management effectively to the public and strengthen the brand value of your products and your company.

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Holzforschung Austria – your competent partner on the way to FSC® certification

Since 2008, we are globally accredited as FSC® Chain of Custody (CoC) certification body (except China). A high level of professional competence, extensive knowledge of the processes relevant to certification of companies in the wood, paper, and printing industries, a rapid implementation of the certification in close communication with the companies as well as the associated high level of customer satisfaction have made us the market leader in Austria in a period of only a few years.

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Information regarding FSC®

The FSC (Forest Stewardship Council®) which was founded in 1993 as a result of the Rio de Janeiro environmental summit, is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that promotes the environmentally friendly, socially responsible, and economically viable use of the forests on our planet. The FSC® is supported worldwide by environmental organizations, trade unions, representatives of the interests of indigenous peoples, as well as numerous companies from the forestry and timber industry. Further information regarding FSC® can be found at www.fsc.org and www.fsc.de

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FSC® Single site certification

Standard certification for companies with one location. In certain circumstances, an additional location can be included in the certificate.

FSC® Multi-Site certification

Certification option for large companies that are linked by their ownership structure or by legal/contractual agreements.

FSC® group certification

Designed in compliance with special framework conditions for the certification of small, independent companies that join forces and get themselves certified as a group.

FSC® project certification

Specific form of the CoC certification for the construction/manufacture of a unique object (e.g. a building) for which FSC®-certified products are used.

Combined certification FSC® and PEFC™

Each of the four FSC® services presented can also be carried out together with an PEFC™ certification. The associated synergy effects enable us to provide you with a particularly inexpensive combination offer.

Detail page “PEFC™ Chain of custody certification”

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