FSC-Certified Wood in Construction
Responsible sourcing of wood can benefit construction projects in many ways. Wood is more carbon and energy efficient in comparison to other building materials. However, wood can originate from unsustainable forest management practices which can undermine its benefits. This risk can be mitigated by sourcing FSC certified wood. FSC is the world’s most trusted sustainable forest management solution that adds environmental, social and economic benefits to construction projects.
How Construction Professionals Can Ensure Responsible Management of Tropical Forests
Tropical forests are home to two-thirds of the world’s biodiversity, including thousands of different tropical tree species – and it’s our responsibility to preserve them. As a construction professional, you can support sustainable tropical timber by considering some of the incredible FSC-certified lesser-known timber species. Watch this video to learn more about FSC-certified tropical timber.