The Forest Stewardship Council® is a global forest certification scheme (FSC® C003432). Their mission is to promote environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable responsible management of the world’s forests.
JBL Furniture is proud to be one of only a few fully certified bespoke joinery companies in the UK
Why obtain FSC certification on a project?
Research shows that FSC certification is good business. Positive effects of FSC certification cited by businesses include:
- Additional clients
- Improved market access
- Higher prices
- More stable contracts
- Favourable credit arrangements
- Improved production efficiency
- Enhanced public image
- Business expansion
- Help to build market share
- Creation of greater management efficiency
- Increased profits
Find out more; http://www.fsc-uk.org
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) through independent third-party certification.
Find out more; http://www.pefc.co.uk
Operated by RICS, SKA Rating is an environmental assessment tool for sustainable fit-outs. Recently featured in the UK Government’s Low Carbon Action Plan, SKA rating is an environmental assessment method, benchmark and standard for non-domestic fit-outs, led and owned by RICS.
How it works:
The offices scheme consists of more than a hundred ‘good practice’ measures covering energy and CO2 emissions, waste, water, materials, pollution, wellbeing and transport.