SCA's forest management is certified according to both FSC® and PEFC. This means that we comply with the guidelines for responsible forestry.

SCA's forest management acquired FSC® certification (Forest Stewardship Council®) in 1999. SCA's forest management was certified according to PEFC™, Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) in November 2011.

The certifications means that we comply with the FSC's and PEFC's guidelines for responsible forestry. The system covers the social, environmental and economic aspects of forestry.

Certified products

By managing our forests according to FSC and PEFC, we can sell certified wood which can be used to manufacture FSC and PEFC certified products.

SCA's sawn timber, pulp, containerboard, publication paper and pellets can be purchased as FSC and PEFC certified products. SCA is one of the world's largest suppliers of certified forest products.

Environmental certification

SCA's forest management is also certified in accordance with the ISO 14001 environmental management standard. This standard helps us work systematically with environmental issues and gradually reduce our negative environmental impacts.