Bureau Veritas assesses risk and provides risk mitigation solutions through FSC certification. Our audits allow you to prove traceability of the forest and wood products you supply throughout the value chain, evaluate your products and suppliers, based on our technical procedures and their local expertise.
The Bureau Veritas Solution:
- Gathers information on the species, place of harvest and legality of timber products
- Verifies and analyses illegality risk
- Identifies risk level and implements risk mitigation measures
All of our procedures can be efficiently implemented. Our objective is to take out the administrative burden so you can focus on running your business.
EU Timber Regulation (EUTR)
Bureau Veritas Certification has developed a due diligence system designed to fulfil the requirements of the EUTR (European Union Timber Regulation), no more and no less, in a cost-effective manner.
Our dedicated due diligence system ensures you can import or market your forest, timber and wood products secure in the knowledge you are in full compliance with the European regulation.
What is FSC® Certification?
The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) is an independent NGO created in response to growing concerns over deforestation. Founded in 1993, it is globally recognised today for the promotion of forest certification.
FSC® Certification is a voluntary standard aimed at supporting responsible forest management on a global scale. All FSC® certified forest products have been verified throughout their supply chains – from their origin to their final destination.
Who can benefit from FSC® certification?
FSC® has two distinct types of certifications for forest managers or companies using forest products.
Bureau Veritas Certification is an independent third party accredited by ASI to provide both Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification.
What are the key benefits of FSC® Certification?
- Grants your organisation access to key markets around the globe while protecting forest resources
- Improves consumer confidence in your products
- Becomes a strong lever to differentiate your forest products and improve your brand’s image
The delivery of FSC® certification services is in association with Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS.
What is PEFC Certification?
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) is an international non-profit and non-governmental organization that promotes sustainable forest management monitored by independent third-party certification.
PEFC is effective throughout the timber supply chain to ensure that forest product production respects ecological, social and ethical standards. It is a mark of trust for customers and consumers to identify products from sustainably managed forests and it works as an umbrella organization to endorses national forest certifications systems to fit with local conditions. PEFC has endorsed 30 national certification systems and includes more than 230 million hectares of certified forests.
Who can benefit from PEFC certification?
PEFC has two distinct types of certification for forest managers or companies using forest products.
What are the key benefits of PEFC Certification?
PEFC’s certification brings you important benefits:
- Grants access to PEFC ecosystem markets
- Gives confidence to your consumers and customers that your products come from sustainably managed forests
- Allows you to adopt a risk management approach for your procurement processes and prevent future issues