As always, being environmentally responsible is critical and thus PLH follows the strict standards of both FSC and PEFC chain-of-custody regulations.
We at PLH pride ourselves in the preservation and respect of our natural resources and help to contribute to the new growth of our earth’s forests.
Chain of Custody (COC) is the path taken by raw materials from a responsibly certified source through processing, manufacturing, distribution, and printing until it is a final product ready for sale to the end consumer.
About the Forest Stewardship Council ®
The Forest Stewardship Council is an international not for-profit, multi-stakeholder organization established in 1993 to promote responsible management of the world’s forests. Being FSC®-certified shows that you comply with the highest social and environmental standards on the market. As public concerns about the state of the world’s forests and timber resources increases, FSC® provides you with a credible solution to complex environmental and social issues.
About the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization which promotes sustainable forest management through independent third party certification. It is considered the certification system of choice for small forest owners. It provides an assurance mechanism to purchasers of wood and paper products that they are promoting the sustainable management of forests. Its 35 worldwide independent national forest certification systems represent more than 240 million ha of certified forests, making it the largest forest certification system in the world, covering about two-thirds of the globally certified forest area. It is based in Geneva, Switzerland.
About the Sustainable Forestry Initiative
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is a 'forest certification standard' and program of SFI Inc., a non-profit organization. The Sustainable Forestry Initiative is the world’s largest single forest certification standard by area. The SFI forest certification standard is based on principles that promote sustainable forest management, including measures to protect water quality, biodiversity, wildlife habitat, species at risk, and forests with exceptional conservation value.