Since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared, Canada’s forest products industry has been hard at work delivering urgently needed, critical products that are helping Canadians and Americans weather this unprecedented crisis. And we’re doing it responsibly.Learn MoreLearn MoreLearn More
Governments, scientists, Indigenous peoples, environmentalists and industry all have roles to play in finding balanced solutions that work for the environment, communities and workers.Learn more
We are counting on governments, and all rights holders and stakeholders, to recognize the needs and potential of a public-private partnership to achieve our goals— for the good of the environment, the economy, and all Canadians.
The Canadian forest products sector plays a leading role in the fight against climate change, is innovating and producing environmentally-friendly products, and provides family-supporting jobs that are critical to hundreds of communities across the country.
The time is now to think about what we should do together in Canada’s forests to maximize the environmental, economic, and social benefits for generations to come.
Independent forest management certification provides a stamp of approval showing customers they are buying products that come from forests managed to comprehensive environmental, social, and economic standards. A certificate is issued only after a thorough review by third-party auditors determines, among other things, that long-term harvests are sustainable, there is no unauthorized or illegal logging, wildlife habitat is preserved, and soil quality is maintained.
In Canada, Canadian forest managers certify their lands to one of three internationally recognized sustainable forest management certification programs – Canadian Standards Association (CSA), Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).
If you support a forest products sector that creates family-supporting jobs, drives innovation, is committed to sustainable forest management and strong local forestry communities, become a supporter today!