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Monday, 10 June 2013
FSC Global Market Survey Report 2012 Published

FSC Global Market Survey Report 2012 Published

The Global Market Survey is FSC’s annual survey of all certificate holders, certified companies and operations, and aims to understand their perceptions of FSC.  In 2012, more than 4,000 FSC certificate holders participated in the survey.


The results of the annual global market surveys are an important source of first-hand information for FSC, providing us with an indicator of general market perceptions, market developments and future trends.

Some of the key findings of the 2012 global market survey include:

  • 98 percent of all respondents see the value that FSC certification adds to their products and businesses, and plan to keep their FSC certification.
  • The green building sector has come in as a strong driver of FSC certified materials used in construction.
  • Client demands and improved market access are the major reasons for FSC certification.

The information provided by the survey gives a valuable insights about market developments and trends, showing where FSC certification makes a difference for certified businesses and forests and where we can improve our efforts.

Please click here to read the full report.


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