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Forest Stewardship Council 
 
    

Forest Stewardship Council


The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization. It was founded in 1993 by a diverse group of representatives from environmental and conservation groups, the timber industry, the forestry profession, indigenous peoples' organizations, community forestry groups and forest product certification organizations from 25 countries.  


 



Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.


Accredited Certification Bodies


Silva Forest Foundation
The Silva Forest Foundation, (SFF), is a nonprofit organization based in the West Kootenay
of British Columbia, Canada,. The board and staff of the SFF are scientists and activists with decades of experience in working with rural communities to develop diverse forest uses, which protect, maintain and restore forests.
   United States Department of Agriculture
Center for Wood Anatomy Research

Non-Government Organizations(NGOs)

Co-Op America's WoodWise Consumer Guide 
Co-op America's WoodWise Consumer Guide provides practical tips and resources you can use every day to be forest friendly. If you care about forests, if you already recycle and want to do more, this guide is for you.

National Audubon Society
Our mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds
and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and biological diversity.

Natural Resources Defense Council
Natural Resources Defense Council uses law, science, and the support of more than 500,000 members nationwide to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.

U.S. Green Building Council
The U.S. Green Building Council is the nation's foremost coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work.

The Wilderness Society
Founded in 1935, The Wilderness Society works to protect America's wilderness and to develop a nation-wide network of wild lands through public education, scientific analysis and advocacy.

World Resources Institute
Provides information, ideas, and solutions to global environmental problems.

World Wildlife Fund - US
WWF's goal is to stop, and eventually reverse, the worsening degradation of the planet's natural environment, and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

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