Supporting FSC® Certified Products
Forest Stewardship Council®
The FSC® is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation which promotes the responsible management of forests and woodlands worldwide.
The Forest Stewardship Council® was established in 1993, as a response to concerns regarding global deforestation.
The FSC® is widely regarded as one of the most important organisations to globally promote responsible forestry management.
FSC® is a certification system that provides internationally recognised standards, trademark assurance and accreditation to organisations, businesses and communities interested in responsible forestry management.
FSC® Certified Logs - Responsible Real Wood Suppliers
When you buy FSC® certified products you help to ...
- Prohibit the conversion of natural forests or other habitat around the world
- Reduce the use of highly hazardous pesticides around the world
- Reduce the cultivation of genetically modified trees
Build respect for the rights of indigenous peoples around the world
- FSC® certification happens on an annual basis to ensure that the FSC® standards are always maintained.
Homefire is certified according to the Forest Stewardship Council® standards, our FSC® license code is FSC® C008025.
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Below is our Forest Stewardship Council Company Policy:
Homefire will use reasonable endeavours and efforts to avoid trading either directly or indirectly in sourcing wood or wood fibre from the following categories:
a) Illegal logging or the trade in illegal wood or forest products;
b) Violation of traditional and human rights in forestry operations;
c) Destruction of high conservation values in forestry operations;
d) Significant conversion of forests to plantations or non-forest use;
e) Introduction of genetically modified organisms in forestry operations;
In addition, Homefire will not knowingly be involved directly or indirectly with any activities that are in violation of any of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Core Conventions, as defined in the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, 1998. For clarity these Core Conventions are:
- Elimination of forced and compulsory labour
- Abolition of child labour
- Elimination or discrimination in respect of employment and occupation, and
- Freedom of association and collective bargaining.
Signed: T. Minett
CEO – Homefire