Certifications

Certifications
Certifications

Certifications

Date Published

1 November 2023

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Edinburgh Napier University
Certifications

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Summary

Certifications like the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), and Grown in Britain prioritise small-scale forests, are verified against international benchmarks, and aim to improve livelihoods and conserve ecosystems while mitigating negative environmental impacts.

Certification of sustainably sourced timber for construction provides assurance of responsible sourcing, addresses illegal logging and deforestation, and aligns with UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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