The basic services provided by “Forest Certification” LLC are certification services for forestry enterprises against sustainability requirements of voluntary сertification schemes. First of all, these are FSC and PEFC certification of Forest Management and Chain of Custody.
The main source of funding for FC activities are client’s payment for assessment services of following types: main, surveillance, unscheduled (for evaluation of changings on certification scope or closing of previously raised nonconformities), re-certification. The type of evaluation depends on the purpose of its conduction.
Additional sources of fundings are:
- Seminars and trainings under FSC requirements that are organized and conducted with the principles of impartiality, openness and transparency;
- The research work related to the observation of regulatory framework over the use of forest, timber products markets, traceability.
Mentioned activities are not the main ones for FC and conducted on irregular basis. For example, in 2016 additional services gave us 2 % of annial revenue. “Forest Certification” LLC does not have other income sources.
You can find more information on certification price depending on activity type here.