FSC is an international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world's forests. It was founded in 1993 in response to public concern about deforestation and demand for a trustworthy wood-labelling scheme. There are national working groups in more than 50 countries including the UK. FSC UK is a registered charity. It is supported by NGOs including WWF, Greenpeace and the Woodland Trust.www.fsc-uk.org
See glossary for 10 Good Reasons to Choose FSC
PEFC is the world's largest forest certification organisation. An international non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management, PEFC is the certification system of choice for small forest owners.www.pefc.org
The Carbon Footprint of the printer is measured and balanced along with the Carbon Impact of the material. Through the World Land Trust the emissions are balanced (offset) by the purchase and preservation of endangered areas of natural rainforest. The World Land Trust (WLT) is an international conservation charity, which protects the world's most biologically important and threatened habitatswww.carbonbalancedpaper.com
F G Curtis plc has been certified to BS EN ISO14001:2004 for the following scope. "the environmental management of all operations at the Wimbledon site, including constructional design, plate-making, lithographic printing, die cutting, finishing operations, sales and administration." Certification is subject to periodic surveillance and re-assessment.
For further information regarding the validity of the certification please contact Print and Media Certification Ltd onprintcertification.co.uk
Curtis are winners of a commendation for the Packaging Company of the Year in the UK Packaging Awards 2009 The UK Packaging Awards are a unique, independent set of Awards, designed to celebrate excellence in the packaging industry.www.ukpackaging.com