Forest Stewardship Council® - The Forest Stewardship Council's mission is to promote environmentally sound, socially beneficial, and economically prosperous management of the world's forests.
Rainforest Alliance - The Rainforest Alliance has more than two decades of experience developing environmental & social standards for the sustainable management of natural resources while helping companies and organizations of all sizes adopt sustainable practices.
The Global Forest & Trade Network - WWF's leading initiative to eliminate illegal logging and drive improvements in forest management. GFTN links more than 300 companies, communities, NGOs, and entrepreneurs in over 30 countries around the world, with the goal of expanding the market for environmentally responsible forest products.
National Green Building Standard™ (NGBS) - The NGBS is the preeminent residential green building rating system that provides a menu of green building practices for builders, remodelers, and land developers to plan their green projects. NGBS Green certification provides verification that a home, apartment building, or land development is designed and built to achieve high performance in Site Design, Resource Efficiency, Water Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Indoor Environmental Quality, and Building Operation and Maintenance.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service - A federal agency that manages public lands in national forests and grasslands. The Forest Service is also the largest forestry research organization in the world, and provides technical and financial assistance to state and private forestry agencies.