8. Forest FactsDeforestation Generates almosta fifth of carbon emissions1/5CARBONEMISSIONSDeforestation is the third largest source ofgreenhouse gas emissions – larger than theentire global transport sector
9. Sustainabilityis becoming a businessimperative;doning nothing is no longer an option.It is about securing your business for theFuture
10. Preserve HabitatsSustain Ecosystem ServicesMany animal species and humancommunities depend on forests forsurvival.Tree roots hold soil together andprevent erosionForests prevent the loss of fertiletopsoil and helps retain moisturePrevent Land Degradation
11. Forests ManagedSustainablySome basic principles of FSCsustainable forestry certification: Comply with all international laws. Respect the rights of indigenous peoples. Respect workers’ rights and support localcommunities. Share benefits from use of the forest. Reduce the environmental impact oflogging, and maintain the ecologicalfunctions of the forest. Regularly assess the condition of the forestand impacts of environmental and socialmanagement plans.