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FSC Group Schemes

Group Chain of Custody and Forest Management schemes have been developed to help smaller enterprises achieve FSC certification by reducing the costs of certification.

Please note that whilst it can be cost-effective to be part of a group scheme, it is also worth getting at least one quote direct from a certification body, for comparison.

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Certification Bodies

FSC and PEFC certificate presentation London 2012 (© ODA)© ODAFSC does not issue certificates itself - instead, the certification process is carried out by independent organisations called certification bodies, that assess forest management and chain of custody operations against the FSC standards. Only FSC accredited certification bodies are authorised to issue FSC certificates. ASI Accreditation Services International accredit FSC certification bodies.


UK Certification Bodies Listing


Control Union Certifications (CU)

Contact: Ashlyn Priest & Lauren Miller
Address: Suite 2a, 7th Floor, City Reach, 5 Greenwich View Place, London, E14 9NN
Tel: 0207 488 2210
Email: cuuk at controlunion.co point uk
Website: www.controlunion.com
Accredited since: 12 October 2005
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-017
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC®A000507
Scope: Worldwide Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification. Head office in The Netherlands


Exova BM TRADA (TT)

Contact: Alasdair McGregor
Address: Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP14 4ND, United Kingdom
Tel: 01494 569619
Fax: 01494 565487
Email: alasdair.mcgregor@exova.com
Website: www.exovabmtrada.com
Accredited since: 18 May 2000
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-006
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC®A000503
Scope: Worldwide (excluding China) for Chain of Custody certification. Head office in the UK.


Interface NRM Limited (INT)

Contact: Mike Greenland
Address: e-Innovation Centre, University of Wolverhampton, Telford Campus, Telford, TF2 9FT
Tel: 01952 288325
Email: info at interface-nrm.co point uk
Website: https://interface-nrm.co.uk/fsc/
Accredited since: 19 December 2016
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-078
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC®A000539
Scope: FSC Chain of Custody (excluding FSC Controlled Wood) in Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and Vatican City. Head office in the UK.


NEPCon (NC)

Contact: Elisa Colpo
Address: NEPCon UK Ltd, CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Road, London, N1 6AH.
Email: ec at nepcon point net
Phone: 020 7250 8260 / 07557 683410
Website: www.nepcon.net
Accredited since: 25 October 2014
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-066
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC® A000535
Scope: Worldwide (excluding China) for Chain of Custody and Forest Management certification. Head office in Estonia.


Rainforest Alliance (RA or SW)

Address: United Kingdom Office, Warnford Court, 29 Throgmorton Street, London, EC2N 2AT
Tel: 020 7947 4909
Email: racert at ra point org
Website: www.rainforest-alliance.org
Accredited since: 30 June 1995
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-001
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC® A000520
Scope: Worldwide for Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification. Head office in USA.


SGS - Chain of Custody (SGS or SGSCH)

Contact: SGS Sales Support
Address: SGS House, 217-221 London Road, Camberley, United Kingdom, GU15 3EY
Tel: 0800 900 094
Email: sales-support at sgs point com
Website: www.sgs.co.uk
Accredited since: 30 June 1995
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-003
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC® A000522
Scope: Worldwide Forest Management (excluding Brazil) and Chain of Custody certification. Head office in South Africa.


SGS - Forest Management (SGS)

Contact: Douglas Orr, SGS Programme Manager for Forest Management Certification in the UK & Ireland
Address: 6 Alexander Court, Fortrose, Ross-shire, IV10 8TZ, Scotland
Email: douglasorr at btinternet point com
Website: www.sgs.co.uk
Accredited since: 30 June 1995
Accreditation Number: ASI-ACC-003
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC® A000522
Scope: Worldwide Forest Management (excluding Brazil) and Chain of Custody certification. Head office in South Africa.


Soil Association Certification Ltd – Chain of Custody (SA)

Contact: Ursula Ridgeley
Address: Spear House, 51 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6AD
Tel: 0117 914 2435
Email: uridgeley at soilassociation point org
Website: www.soilassociation.org/forestry
Accredited since: 30 June 1995
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC® A000525
Scope: Worldwide Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification. Head office in the UK.


Soil Association Certification Ltd – Forestry (SA)

Contact: Andy Grundy
Address: Spear House, 51 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6AD
Tel: 0117 914 2435
Email: agrundy at soilassociation point org
Website: www.soilassociation.org/forestry
Accredited since: 30 June 1995
FSC Trademark Licence Code: FSC® A000525
Scope: Worldwide Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification. Head office in the UK.


International Certification Bodies


Contact details for all certification bodies worldwide, can be found on the ASI website, which can be accessed by clicking here. Always check the ASI website for the latest information about on the accreditation scope and status of FSC accredited certification bodies.


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