Comparing B.C. to the World: Forest Regulation and Certification

British Columbia’s world-leading sustainable forest management is backed by rigorous laws and more independent forest certification than any jurisdiction except for Canada as a whole.

This leadership was confirmed in a 2016 study by Indufor, an international forestry consulting company that examined forest legislation and certification standards in 14 jurisdictions around the world. International Comparison of Forest Management Legal Frameworks and Certification Standards expanded and updated an earlier study by the company.