We recognise how critical it is to support cleaner and greener architectural solutions and have made it easy to specify more sustainable materials in your specification choices.
We are FSC® certified (FSC® C160047)
The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) is a global, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of responsible forest management worldwide. FSC® defines standards based on agreed principles for responsible forest stewardship that are supported by environmental, social, and economic stakeholders. To learn more, visit www.fsc.org.
Responsible sourcing of wood can benefit construction projects in many ways. Wood is more carbon and energy efficient in comparison to other building materials. However, wood can originate from unsustainable forest management practices which can undermine its benefits. This risk can be mitigated by sourcing FSC® certified wood. FSC® is the world’s most trusted sustainable forest management solution that adds environmental, social and economic benefits to construction projects.
WHAT DOES FSC® MANAGED TIMBER MEAN FOR THE SPECIFIER?
The initial key to sustainable timber is good forest management. When you specify FSC® timber, you can be confident that the manufacturer sources responsibly from a well-managed source that complies with the strict criteria that must be met to earn FSC® certification. These are based on ten core principles that cover issues ranging from environmental impact to community relations and workers’ rights to monitoring and assessment processes. An independent organization audits the forest or supply chain to ensure it meets the FSC® standards.
FSC® 10 PRINCIPLES
To learn more about the Forestry Stewardship Council, download their media kit here.
Some products in our Slats, Beams and Acoustics range are available as FSC® Certified.
We are PEFC™ certified (INT-PEFC/COC-002119).
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) cares for forests globally and locally, working to protect forests by promoting sustainable forest management through certification. This means we can all benefit from the many products that forests provide now while ensuring these forests will be around for generations to come. To learn more, visit www.pefc.org.
Some products in our Slats, Beams and Acoustics range are available as PEFC™ Certified.