Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is a registered charity that operates through a network of national offices to promote responsible forest management worldwide. A FSC Canada office was established in 2001, with a Canadian Board of Directors elected by residents in Canada.
FSC’s standard development process follows ISEAL principles for sustainability standard development.
Regional Standards for Forest Management (Canada):
British Columbia. Accredited by FSC International
Maritimes. Accredited by FSC International
Boreal. Accredited by FSC International
These standards use the international FSC Principles and Criteria for responsible forest management, and locally adapted indicators at the sub-national level.