Karpenter well known that all consumption, including furniture making, has an impact on the environment. Forests are essential to the life on earth, these are sources of food ,shelter ,fuel ,clothing and medicine for many people. Thus, according to FAO, 1,6 billion of people depends to varying degrees on forests for their living hood .But, the rich biodiversity of the world’s forest is threatened by continued high global rate of deforestation and forest degradation, as well as a decline of primary forest.
Moreover, deforestation contributes of 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions ,It's the third radio station after energy supply and Industry. It’s for all this reasons that from the beginning, Karpenter was committed to using only 100% recycled wood which is 100% certificates by FSC. And as a company that operates internationally, Karpenter is committed to developing concepts and technologies that contribute to the sustainable management of the environment worldwide..
What is the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council)?
The forest Stewardship Councils is an independent, international non-profit organization that is recognized worldwide for setting the highest standards for forest management through a system of certification and accreditation .What makes FSC unique is its foundation based on economic ,environmental and societal interests; there is a balance and equal weight given to all three sectors deciding policy. membership is open to anyone and includes people from forestry, environmental organizations, the timber industry, human rights and indigenous people’s groups
“ FSC is the only wood certification scheme endorsed by the major environmental charities, including WWF, Greenpeace and the Woodland trust ” Rick Hunton from ingreenprinter.com
“WWF considers the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) the most credible certification system to ensure environmentally responsible, socially beneficial and economically viable management of forests” www.panda.org
If we were using recycled wood anyway, why bother to get the forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification?
The answer is we care about the environment, our distributors and our end customers; We wanted a way to prove our products are not damaging the environment and that we agree with the aims of FSC,We always run a transparent, well managed company. People all over the world are searching for a way to support their values thought the products they buy but are often confused how to do that.
Our FSC label is your guarantee that the wood used in making our furniture is sourced from 100% post consumer use. This is verified by an annual audit from the Smartwoodprogramme of the rainforest Alliance, Accredited under strict criteria from FSC. We must be able to prove where every piece of wood come from throughout our supply chain.
And to assure correct procedures are in place, Smartwwod personnel can drop in any time. it took dedication and commitment to achieves certification through an intensive six-month process. as more and more people ask for FSC labeled products, they help promote the “triple bottom line"? Sound environmental practices, socially responsible companies and economic profitability or all.
Certified for: Forest stewardship council chain-of Custody
License code : FSC-C005743