Why we Exist
Forests play a critical role for the global environment, population and economy. They alleviate the effects of climate change and natural disasters.
At Responsible Wood, we care for forests globally and locally. We are internationally endorsed and mutually recognised by PEFC...
Sustainable Development Goals
Our standards contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)...
Our collective impact
Through our projects and campaigns, we collaborate with local and global organizations to promote the growth...
Look for the Responsible Wood Label
One of the simplest ways you can help protect our forests...
Become a member
Demonstrate your commitment and activate your support to forests and Responsible Wood by becoming a member
Buy Responsible Wood Certified Products
We need to use our forests, but we must do so sustainably...
Whether you're a forest owner or company within the forest supply chain, get Responsible Wood certified and help protect the world's forests.
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Contribute to our Standards
Help us to ensure our Responsible Wood standards, internationally and nationally, meet your expectations.
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Supply Chain of Companies
Why Responsible Wood Chain of Custody certification is right for your business.
Brands and Retailers
As a brand owner or retailer, you have an important role to play in promoting the sustainability of forests around the world
Get Responsible Wood certification for your forest.
Certification and Accreditation Bodies
Some of our most important Australian and International Standards and Guides at a glance
How are Standards are developed
Our standards go through a detailed and rigorous development process’
Adapting global standards to local needs
We work through national forest management standards...
Assurance and Compliance
We work through national forest management standards, developed by local stakeholders, enabling countries to tailor their requirements.
What we do and why
Responsible Wood* are committed to protecting and promoting Australia’s unique environments with standards that ensure a forest industry...
Facts and Figures
More than 11m hectares of Australian forests are certified under the Responsible Wood forest certification scheme – this represents more than 90% of Australia’s commercial forests. Our stats at a glance
Our governance is bottom up, which means it is our members who make the key decisions through a balanced voting system. Our board is made up of passionate champions...
Events & Training
A Global Alliance
Our members are a vital part of the PEFC alliance, and we have two different types: national members and international stakeholder members.
Responsible Wood Members share our vision to ensure Australia’s forests and all products sourced from them are respected ...
Responsible Wood is committed to protecting and promoting Australia’s unique environments with standards that enable a forest industry...
What is Responsible Wood
Responsible Wood is an Australian forest certification system. As a non-profit, non-government organisation, we are dedicated...
There are five membership categories:
Our members include companies, organisations and associations, and they perform a vital role in supporting the work we do.
Benefits and opportunities of Responsible Wood membership:
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Contribute to our standards
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Builders play a leading role in sustainable construction
Global supply chains and the search for sustainable wood
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