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Certifying Bodies in the US

The organizations below are FSC-accredited Certifiers with offices in the US.

For Certifiers with Offices Outside the U.S. please visit Accreditation Services International.

Advanced Certification Solutions

Advanced Certification Solutions provides personalized FSC Chain of Custody services nationwide, including Hawaii and Alaska.

For inquiries and questions, please contact us at:

Advanced Certification Solutions, LLC
Dr. Wolfram Pinker, Owner
Bainbridge Island, WA
Tel: (802) 324-9651
Skype: pinker.wolfram

BM TRADA Certification North America, Inc.

BM TRADA Certification North America, Inc.
2001 Route 46 East
Waterview Plaza, Suite 310
Parsippany, NJ 07054

General Manager
Mario Vieira
(973) 434-7517

Operations Manager
Lynda Lawler
(973) 434-7516

Bureau Veritas Certification

Bureau Veritas Certification North America, Inc.
16800 Greenspoint Park Drive, Suite 300S
Houston, TX, 77060

Please contact Daniel L. Sterling for Chain of Custody Certification and Forest Management Certification:

Daniel L. Sterling
Large Contracts & Sustainability Audits Manager
Bureau Veritas Certification North America, Inc.
16800 Greenspoint Park Drive
Suite 300S Houston, TX 77060

Email: daniel.sterling at bureauveritas point com
Main: (346) 302-2263

Control Union Certifications

8211 West Broward Blvd, Suite 430
Plantation, FL 33324

For North American inquiries, please contact:
Daniel Montes
(954) 900-2087

DNV GL - Business Assurance

For all FSC Chain of Custody Certification Requests:

Jeff Bryant
Business Development Representative
DNV GL - Business Assurance USA, Inc.
Direct –(281) 396-1230


Bruce Eaket
Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Vancouver, British Columbia
Tel: (604) 806-7535
Fax: (604) 806-7806

Shawn Ellsworth, EMS(LA), RPF, MBA
PwC Manager, Consulting & Deals
Tel: (604) 806-7219
Fax: (604) 806-7806

QMI-SAI Global

Sylvain Frappier
Global Program Manager - Forestry
SAI Global
2 Summit Park Drive, Suite 425
Cleveland, OH 44131
Tel: (819) 664-1236

Preferred by Nature (Formerly Rainforest Alliance and NEPCon)

For FSC Chain of Custody or Forest Management Certification inquiries, please contact:

Angus McAuslan
(416) 882-5576

SCS Global Services

SCS Global Services, Inc., A Benefit Corporation
2000 Powell St., Ste. 600
Emeryville, California, USA

SCS Global Services is a founding member of the Forest Stewardship Council, and the only certification body based in the USA. We are globally accredited to offer Forest Management & Chain of Custody certification services anywhere your business takes you.

For Chain of Custody inquiries, please contact:

Worldwide: Gerardo Marenco
International Sales Manager

For Forest Management inquiries, please contact:

Worldwide: Stefan A. Bergmann
Certification Forester

SGS Systems & Services Certification USA

SGS provides service to all 50 states, and has auditors throughout the country. For useful information, and inquiries, please contact a full time representative for the USA:

Ron Wald
Forestry Product Manager
201 Route 17 North
Rutherford, NJ 07070
Tel: (763) 280-1184

Forest Management certification:
Marcelo Levy & Nick Moss Gillespie
Responsible Forestry Solutions
(Acting on behalf of SGS' Qualifor Program)
Tel: (647) 897-6995 or (647) 220-5234

Soil Association Certification

Regional Coordinator for the US
Chain of Custody certification:
Ewan Brown
Tel: +44 1179142435

Enquiries about Forest Management Certification:
Wicki Nielsen
Tel: +44 1179142435

FSC Label and Logo Approvals: