COP 22 - UN Compact - Flipbook - Page 27
The living and working conditions (such as health
insurance, access to medical care and security
procedures) are better for workers in certified forests
than in forests without certification.
While FSC® is working actively to support general
forestry, Rainforest Alliance is especially focused
at ensuring sustainable livelihoods by transforming
landuse practices and business practices in tropical
As we trade wood from all over the world - Including tropical areas, it has been important for us to
support a healthy development in these areas.
Rainforest Alliance is an international, non-profit
organisation, working to build strong forest and
healthy communities through collaboration within a
growing network of farmers, foresters, communities,
scientists, governments, environmentalists and businesses dedicated to conserving biodiversity.
We find our two forest certifications to be the best
possible method to influence the industry, to support
increased demand for certified wood, and consider
the health and safety of forest workers, while looking after precious forest wildlife.