EcolabelIndex

Australian Forest Certification Scheme

Australian Forest Certification Scheme logo

Enables users and consumers of timber and wood-based products to be assured that the origin of timber or wood-based products are derived from sources that have been independently, third-party certified from sustainably managed forests. The Australian Forest Certification Scheme covers both forest management (FM) and chain of custody (CC) certification.

Learn more: Australian Forest Certification Scheme websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with Australian Forest Certification Scheme's standard is verified by an independent organization (third party).

Certification / registration required

Unknown

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Australian Forestry Standard Limited

Member of

Unknown

Type

Non-profit

Also manages

None.


Ecolabel Index pro | Subscription service

Additional data available to subscribers:

Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

See plans and pricing

No contract — upgrade, downgrade, or cancel at any time.

FREE access for ecolabelling organisations.


Advertisement

Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2002

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Forest products / Paper


Where this ecolabel is found
Australia



Keep up to date | News, press

Recent tweets


Mailing list

Subscribe to our mailing list for occasional updates.


News
As mentioned in...
New York Times, Guardian, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal have mentioned us

Help build this site | Submit, suggest

Last updated: 20 January 2012