Certification of wood and biomass

B4Trees are experts in forest and biomass certification and provide your enterprise with assistance to deliver sustainable products.
We offer advice, training, preparation of procedures and setup of ISO certification systems. 

For your company we offer the following services:
Implementation of FSC® and PEFC Forest Management & Chain of Custody certifications
Implementation of SBP certifications

Certifications
Our services are for the following certification schemes:

FSC forest management certification confirms that the forest is being managed in a way that preserves biological diversity and benefits the lives of local people and workers, while ensuring it sustains economic viability.

FSC chain of custody certification
provides credible confirmation for products with environmentally and socially responsible sources to access the market.
B4Trees assists your company achieving FSC Forest Management or FSC Chain of Custody certification by:
Guidance in FSC´ 10 principles and criteria for sustainable forest management

Review and update of existing Forest Management Plan to conform with FSC´s requirements
Coordinating Environmental Impact Assessment
Elaboration of Environmental Management Plan
Coordinating Assessment of High Conservation Values
Elaboration of strategies and plans maintaining or enhancing HVC´s
Coordinating stakeholder consultations
Identifying Ecosystem Services Impacts and promotion of these
Controlling implementation of Forest Management Plan

Guidance in FSC CoC procedures and Policy of Association
Universal requirements
Control of FSC claims
Supplementary requirements

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Read more about this certification here: www.fsc.org

FSC® is not responsible for the content of courses / consulting services / services, offered by B4Trees Aps.

PEFC is a leading global alliance of national forest certification systems. As an international non-profit, non-governmental organization, they are dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management through independent third-party certification.

PEFC work throughout the entire forest supply chain to promote good practice in the forest and to ensure that forest-based products are produced with respect for the highest ecological, social, and ethical standards.

B4Trees can assist your company whether you wish to have Chain of Custody certification, an individual PEFC Forest Management (FM) certification, start a group of forest enterprises being PEFC FM certified, or we can guide you to an existing PEFC FM group.

B4Trees offer assistance and advice with:
Chain of Custody procedures and implementation
Training in the PEFC Forest Management standard and the PEFC group leader standard
Initial and annual internal compliance audits for preparation of forest enterprises to become PEFC FM certified
Procedures addressing all sections of the national PEFC FM standard
Procedures for the group leader
Assessment and mapping of High Conservation Areas

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Read more about this certification here: www.pefc.org

The SBP is a certification scheme designed for woody biomass, mostly in the form of wood pellets and woodchips, used in industrial, large-scale energy production.

B4Trees can assist your company whether you wish to become Biomass Producer (BP) certified or trader (Chain of Custody) certified. We offer assistance for the full certification process or on specific parts both in standards version 1.0 and 2.0:

Risk Assessment: For the region, country, or countries where your biomass originates based on SBP´s principles, criteria, and indicators
Supply Base Report
Supply Base Evaluation (SBE):
Mass Balance systems (REDII)
Green House Gas Calculation, including forest operation, pellet production, transport, handling, and storage
Elaboration of SAR and SREG documents
Data Communication: Operating the Data Transfer System system
Screening of forests for occurrence of High Conservation Values and subsequently instructions to forest owners/contractors

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Read more about this certification here: www.sbp-cert.org

Watch the SBP information video here: www.youtube.com


B4Trees is amongst others involved in biomass certification here:

Maverick Travaux Et Logistique SA – Ivory Coast: www.mavtel.org
CM Biomass – Europe and West Africa
DSHwood A/S – Europe
Skovdyrkerforeningen Øerne – Denmark
Skovsøhus Natur – Denmark –