Forest Certification Update: Changes to the SFI and FSC Standards in 2015


Third-party forest certification began more than twenty years ago.  In the past two decades there have been a number of revisions to the standards used as the basis for forest management audits in North America. In 2015, changes are once again being made in the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) programs. This report highlights the changes and what forest managers and the certification marketplace can expect in the coming months.


Source: Kathryn Fernholz, Dovetail Partners, March 11, 2015.