Certification & Environment: ARTICLES
  1. 2014. Southern Africa Forest Certification And FSC: Sustainability FAQs. (pdf)
  2. 2014. AFF – Forest Certification Experts - terms of reference (pdf)
  3. 2013. Forestry Investments In Africa. (pdf)
  4. 2014. Community Forestry And Redd+1 In Africa: Lessons Learned And Ways Forward Issues Brief. (pdf)
  5. 2014. Africa Will Import— Not Export—Wood. (pdf)
  6. 2014. Africa Sustainable Forestry Fund - Investing in a Better Africa. (pdf)
  7. 2012. Central African Forests As Hunter-Gatherers’ Living Environment An Approach To Historical Ecology (pdf)
  8. 2012. Environmental History Of Africa(pdf)
  9. 2012. Protected Areas Mixed Success in Conserving East Africa’s Evergreen Forests (pdf)
  10. 2011. Economic and Social Significance of Forests For Africa's Sustainable Development (pdf)
  11. 2008. Prospects for Reduced Impact Logging in Central African logging concessions. By Driss de Blas and Manuel Perez. For. Ecol & Mang. 256:1509-1516. (pdf)
  12. 2006. Forest certification in South Africa - Southern African Forestry Journal. March 2006. (pdf)
  13. 2006. Forest management in Central Africa: Where are We? International Forestry Review 8(1): (pdf)
  14. Wild coffee production in Ethiopia: the role of coffee certification for forest conservation. (pdf)
Asia and the Pacific
  1. 2014. Overview Of World Tropical Hardwood Resources, Forest Products Trade And Environmental Issues. (pdf)
  2. 2014. Bamboo Products And Their Environmental Impacts: Revisited. (pdf)
  3. 2012. Certification, Verification and Governance in Forestry in Southeast Asia (pdf)
  4. 2011. Decoding Redd Effective Redd+ Safeguards Lessons From Forest Certification - An Asia Pacific Perspective (pdf)
  5. 2011. Ecotourism Partnerships Potentials and Pitfalls Asia Pacific (pdf)
  6. 2011. China National Progress Report to the UNFF Secretariat on the implementation of NLBI and other relevant resolutions (pdf)
  7. 2009. BSI certifies soft drink's carbon footprint (pdf)
  8. 2008. Sustainability Certification Practice and potential in Australian farm forestry. By Neil Gunningham and Darren Sinclair. May 2008 (pdf)
  9. 2008. PEFC invites comments on Australian forest certification scheme assessment. Press Release. 23 July 2008. (pdf)
  10. 2008. Forest certification underway in Mizoram. May 2008. (pdf)
  11. 2008. Eco-certification of non-timber forest products in China: addressing income generation and biodiversity conservation needs. By Marco Stark, Dong Min, and Yang Yongping. Ecological Economy 4:24-34. (pdf)
  12. 2008. Sustainable Forest Management--An Update. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Feb 2008. (pdf)
  13. 2008. Market benefits of chain of custody certification: perspectives of Japanese suppliers. Owari, T. and Y. Sawanobori. Forest Resource Management and Mathematical Modelling 7:121-133 (pdf)
  1. 2014. Certified Products And EUTR Compliance In The Furniture Sector. (pdf)
  2. 2013. The Future Of The World’s Forests Depends On The Actions We Take Today. (pdf)
  3. 2013. Making illegal logging a practice of the past (pdf)
  4. 2010. New initiative on environmental conditions for cultural collections (pdf)
  5. 2010. Airbus in the UK is first aerospace company to gain BS 25999 Business Continuity Management certification from BSI (pdf)
  6. 2010. New sustainability standard developed for film industry (pdf)
  7. 2010. Demonstrate your carbon neutrality status with confidence (pdf)
  8. 2010. Sustainable office specialist first to achieve new energy efficiency standard (pdf)
  9. 2010. Something better than recycling? (pdf)
  10. 2010. Environment Agency launches UK’s largest flood product test centre (pdf)
  11. 2010. Insufficient Demand for Certified Timber in the Netherlands, Timber Trade Association Warns (pdf)
  12. 2010. PEFC-Certified Fencing for 2010 Pamplona Bull Run (pdf)
  13. 2010. Finnish Forest Certification System Seeks Endorsement by PEFC for the 3rd Time (pdf)
  14. 2010. Italian Forest Certification System Seeks Re-Endorsement by PEFC (pdf)
  15. 2009. The effect of expertise on the quality of forest standards implementation: The case of FSC forest certification in Russia. OlgaMaletza and Maria Tysiachniouk. Forest Policy and Economics. 11:422–428 (pdf)
  16. 2008. The Role of Science in Environmental Governance: Competing Knowledge Producers in Swedish and Norwegian Forestry. By Lars H. Gulbrandsen. Global Environmental Politics 8:2 (pdf)
  17. 2008. Requirements for Certification Bodies Conducting Forest Certification and Chain-of-Custody of Wood Verification. Slovak Foret Certification System. Sept 2008. (pdf)
  18. 2008. Paper achieves forest certification. July 2008 (pdf)
  19. 2008. Illegal Logging Gives EU Massive Eco-Headache. April 1008. (pdf)
  20. 2007. Portucel Soporcel Group obtains FSC Forest Certification. Press Release. December 2007. (pdf)
  21. 2006. Scandinavian Forest Economics: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics. May 2006 (pdf)
Latin America and the Caribbean
  1. 2014. Perspectives Of Forest Certification: Forest Resources: Material Flows and Resource Productivity in Latin America. (pdf)
  2. 2014. Forest Certification In Bolivia: A Status Report And Analysis Of Stakeholder Perspectives. (pdf)
  3. 2014. FiBL AND IFOAM: The World Of Organic Agriculture. Statistics & Emerging Trends, 2014. (pdf)
  4. 2013. Forest Resources: Material Flows and Resource Productivity in Latin America. (pdf)
  5. 2011. Sustainable Forest Management and Carbon in Tropical Latin America The Case for REDD+ (pdf)
  6. 2011. Forests and Climate Change in Latin America Linking Adaptation and Mitigation (pdf)
  7. 2010. PEFC Uruguay Seeks International Recognition (pdf)
  8. 2009. Why Brazilian companies are certifying their forests?by Michelle Araujo1, Shashi Kant and Laercio Couto. Forest Policy and Economics (31 Aug 2009 online pre-press) (pdf)
  9. 2008. The effectiveness of market-based conservation in the tropics: Forest certification in Ecuador and Bolivia. By Johannes Ebeling and Mai Yasue. J. Envir Manage. 2008. (pdf)
  10. 2008. Navigating Amazonia under uncertainty: past, present and future environmental governance. By Emily Boyd. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. 363:1911-1916. (pdf)
  11. 2008. Developing Forest Certification: Towards increasing the comparability and acceptance of forest certification systems worldwide. ITTO Technical Series No. 29. (pdf)
  12. 2008. Forest certification Pre-assessment Report: Guyana. Public Briefing Paper. Januray 2008. (pdf)
  13. 2008. Amazon Forest maintenance as a source of environmental services. By Philip M. Fearnside. Ann. Braz. Acad. Sci. 80(1):101-114. (pdf)
  14. 2007. Certified Coffee: Does the Premium Pay Off? By David A. Taylor. Environmental Health Perspectives. 115(9):456-459. Sept 2007. (pdf)
  15. Forest Certification in Guatemala (pdf)
  16. Science for Place-based Socioecological Management: Lessons from the Maya Forest (Chiapas and Petén) (pdf)
North America
  1. 2014. An Analysis Of Willingness To Pay And Reasons For Purchasing Certified Forest Products. (pdf)
  2. 2014. Does Forest Certification In Developing Countries Have Environmental Benefits? Insights from Mexican Correctiive action Requests. (pdf)
  3. 2014. NORPAC Product Environmental Profile. (pdf)
  4. 2014. Softwood Lumber Product Environmental Profile. (pdf)
  5. 2011. Certified integrity? Forest certification and anti-corruption (pdf)
  6. 2011. Overview of the Michigan DNR Forest Certification Program (pdf)
  7. 2011. Sustainable Forestry in North America (pdf)
  8. 2010. Environmental certification becoming increasingly crowded and contested field (pdf)
  9. 2010. U.S. Department of Homeland Security adopts BSI’s Business Continuity Management standard (pdf)
  10. 2010. Global Pressure Mounts for US Green Building Council to Accept Multiple Forest Certification Programs. (pdf)
  11. 2010. Pressure Mounts on USGBC to Open LEED to SFI, Other Credible Standards. (pdf)
  12. 2010. The Sheridan Press Achives SFI Responsible Fiber Sourcing Certification. (pdf)
  13. 2010. SFI Shows How Partnerships Yield Benefits for Forests and Communities. (pdf)
  14. 2010. DocuSource Print Management Achieves SFI CoC Certification. (pdf)
  15. 2010. SFI INC. Launches New Standards Leads Forest Certification Forward. (pdf)
  16. 2009. Environmental compliance Inspector Certification. (pdf)
  17. 2009. Scientific Certification Systems Issues FSC Certificates in all 50 U.S. States (pdf)
  18. 2009. Timber Products' Mississippi mill earns formaldehyde certification (pdf)
  19. 2009. Kimberly-Clark Professional Announces Industry First: FSC Certification for Its North American Tissue and Towel Products 23 Aug 2009.(pdf)
  20. 2009. Loggers try to Adapt to Greener Economy. NY Times, 29 March 2009. (pdf)
  21. 2008. Verso Paper Corp. Provides $100,000 Grant to Expand FSC Forest Certification in the Northeastern United States. Press Release. 11 Aug 2008. (pdf)
  22. 2008.Forest Facts, Forest Certification (Oregon). January 2008. (pdf)
  23. 2008. What factors influence obtaining forest certification in the U.S. Pacific Northwest? By Anna Tikina, Robert Kozak, and Bruce Larson. Forest Policy and Economics 10:240-247. (pdf)
  24. 2008. The Case for Certified Wood. McGrew-Hill Construction Continuing Education Center. October 2008. (pdf)
  25. 2008. Sustaining Virginia's Forests through Forest Certification. Statement of the Forest Issues Working Group, Virginia Conservation Network. Press Release, January 2008 (pdf)
  26. 2008. Seal of Approval. By Barbara Maynard. Forest Magazine. Summer 2008. (pdf)
  27. 2008. Great Lakes Surges in Forest Certification. July 2008. (pdf)
  28. 2008. Forest Stewardship Council Canada Playing Key Role in Green Building and Design. GTA Construction Report. January 2008. (pdf)
  29. 2008. Forest Certification Programs: Environmental Dreams Become a Marketing Reality. (website)
  30. 2008. Consumer and purchasing agent response to terms used to describe forest products from southeast Alaska. By Allen M. Brackley and Valerie Barber. For Prod. J. 58(12):47-52. (pdf)
  31. 2008. BC Forest Facts: Third-Party Forest Certification in British Columbia. Offering Extra Assurance of Well-Managed Forests. April 2008. (pdf)
  32. 2008. Xerox Extends Environmental Certification To Customers (website)
  33. 2007. Good Wood: How Forest Certification Helps the Environment. (pdf)
  34. 2007. Forest Certification and Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowners: Who Will Consider Certifying and Why? By David C. Mercker and Donald G. Hodges. Journal of Extension. 45(4): 4RIB6. August 2007. (pdf)
  35. 2007. January 2007 Monthly Update: Forest Certification and the Path to Sustainable Forest Management (pdf)
  36. 2006. A History of Forest Certification. Perera and Vlosky. (pdf)
  37. Educational Needs of Southern Forest Landowners (pdf)
  38. U.S Markets for Certified and Non-Certified Hardwood Tropical Forest Products (pdf)
  39. Does forest certification matter? An analysis of operation-level changes required during the SmartWood certification process in the United States (pdf)
  40. Forest Certification Issues & Opportunities (pdf)
  41. Forest Management Certification: Assessment of Langley Park Associates in Long Lake, NY, USA (pdf)
  1. 2014. An Overview Of Recent Trends And Current Status Of Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Certification. (pdf)
  2. 2012. Forest Certification for Ecosystem Services Project An opportunity for forest managers (pdf)
  3. 2012. The Monopolization of Forest Certification Do Disparate Standards Increase Consumer Costs and Undermine Sustainability (pdf)
  4. 2011. Effectiveness of forest certification and its role in a conservation policy mix (pdf)
  5. 2011. Poverty and Forest Certification (pdf)
  6. 2011. Impact Of Forest Certification From The Perspective Of Forest Concessionaires’ Staffs (pdf)
  7. 2011. Forests in a Green Economy – UNEP (pdf)
  8. 2010. PEFC Webinar: Social Requirements in PEFC Chain of Custody Certification(pdf)
  9. 2010. Update on CPET Review of Forest Certification Systems (pdf)
  10. 2010. SFI Marks 2,000 Chain-of-Custody Certified Locations. (pdf)
  11. 2009. SFI heads into 2010 with revised standards and solid growth. (pdf)
  12. 2009. World's largest forest certification system turns 10! (pdf)
  13. 2009. Buying a sustainable future? Timber procurement policies in Europe and Japan (pdf)
  14. 2008. Forest Certification and Governance -- Bringing forestry science (back) in. By Stefan Werland. Forest Policy and Economics. (pdf)
  15. 2008. Financing Sustainable Forest Management. ETRRN News. Issue 49, Sept 2008 (pdf)
  16. 2008. SC has 'failed the world's forests' say critics Jeremy Hance, mongabay.com. March 2008. (pdf)
  17. 2008. Making Certification Work for Sustainable Development: The Case of Biofuels. UN Conference on Trade and Development. (pdf)
  18. 2008. Illegal Logging and Forest Certification: A View From a Low Risk Supplier. Special Report. Asian Timber Jan/Feb 2008. (pdf)
  19. 2008. Green building drives construction market and forest certification: Certified forest products markets, 2007-2008. UNECE/FAO Forest Products Annual Market Review. Chapter 10. (pdf)
  20. 2008. Economic Development Prospects of Forest-Dependent Communities: Analyzing Trade-offs using a Compromise-Fuzzy Programming Framework. By Emina Krcmar and G. Cornelis van Kooten. Amer. J. Agr. Econ. 90(4):1103-1117. (pdf)
  21. 2008. Overview of recent developments in sustainable Biomass Certification. By Jinke van Dam, et al. Biomass and Bioenergy 32:749-780. (pdf)
  22. 2006. Understanding Forest Certification. (pdf)
  23. Adaptive risk management for certifiably sustainable forestry. By B.A. Wintle, and D. B. Lindemayer. For. Ecol & Mang. 256:1311-1319. (pdf)
  24. Confronting Sustainability: Forest Certification in Developing and Transitioning Countries (pdf)
  25. Forest Certification – Do Governments Have a Role? (pdf)
  26. Partnerships in forest governance (pdf)
  27. Certification as a new private global forest governance system: The regulatory potential of the Forest Stewardship Council (pdf)
  28. Auditing for Sustainable Forest Management: The Role of Science (pdf)
  29. A Current Overview of Forest Products Certification (pdf)
  30. A History of Forest Certification. Perera and Vlosky. (pdf)
  31. Regulating the Market in an Era of Globalisation: Global Governance via the Forest Stewardship Council1 (pdf)
  32. Beyond Westphalia: Competitive Legalization in Emerging Transnational Regulatory Systems (pdf)
  33. Science and Forest Concessions (pdf)
date revised: 3 January, 2017