What is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)?
FSC is a non governmental, independent, non profit organization established to promote a responsible forest environment management, socially beneficial, and looking to be economically viable for the forests around the world.
The vision of FSC consists on satisfying the necessities of current generations with forests around the world without risking the future of upcoming generations.
What is the standard FSC-40-004 V3-0 ESP Chain of Custody Certification?
The Chain of Custody Certification guarantees that the path or way which take forest products such as recycled materials from the moment their retrieved, to the point where they are sold, have an FSC declaration or FSC label, if finished. The Chain of Custody Certification includes the stages of retrieval, processing, commerce and distribution in the case that following stages of the supply chain require a change or transformation of the product.
The certification FSC of management systems is oriented to guarantee in a reliable manner that the products sold with a FSC declaration coming from forests, are managed responsibly, are from controlled sources, and are made up of recuperated or recycled materials, or a combination of both.