What Is FSC®?
The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to responsible forest management. When you buy or specify products with the FSC® label, you are supporting well-managed forests, where people, wildlife and the environment benefit from these practices.
FSC® Chain Of Custody
In order to claim that a product is FSC® certified; all parties involved with FSC® certified products must have Chain of Custody certification. This ensures that the product is rigorously tracked and documented from the forest to the consumer.
Why Does It Matter?
It's good for the environment: Simply put, it's the right thing to do. FSC® certification is globally recognized as being the most credible and strongest system for ensuring well-managed forests and identifying the products manufactured from this wood. It's good business: Businesses are seeing the value of operating as a green company and advertising this commitment to customers. The FSC® label is a powerful tool in attracting customers and conveying a positive image of corporate responsibility.
What You Should Know About FSC® Certified Stock:
FSC® products are not inherently more expensive than non FSC® products.
Just because a sheet is recycled does not mean it is necessarily FSC® certified, nor is all FSC® certified stock recycled. FSC® certified sheets come in a variety of grades and finishes, and many are leading brands. Continental Press can offer you a full line of FSC® certified stocks. We hope you will consider using them - the benefit now and for future generations is great.