Forest Solutions Group

Our Forest Solutions Group (FSG) is a global platform for the forest sector value chain. Speaking with one voice to lead sustainable development in the forest products sector.

FSG’s mission is to advance the bio-economy and a thriving forest sector that sustains healthy productive forests & people's well-being.

FSG members adhere to a set of membership principles and report on key performance indicators to demonstrate leadership and prove progress on sustainability. Read more.

FSG Newsletter 

Sign-up to our quarterly Newsletter to learn about the latest activities from the Forest Solutions Group and its partners, read about FSG members in the spotlight, and receive a calendar of key upcoming events for the sector


Sustainable Value Chains & Procurement

Increase the number of companies adopting responsible sourcing practices and policies for wood and paper-based products.

The Forests Dialogue (TFD)

Actively contribute to constructive multi-stakeholder dialogue to build relations and drive collaborative action on the highest priority issues facing the world’s forests.

Sustainable Forest Management

Expand sustainable forest management by scaling up the use of best practices through forest certification and other innovative means.

Values & Benefits of Forest Products

Clearly articulate and demonstrate the role that diverse forest products play in a low-carbon economy and support the acceleration of progress towards a forest-based bio-economy.


Shared commitment, action & progress

FSG adhere to set of membership principles and report on key performance indicators to demonstrate leadership and prove progress in sustainability.

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Guide to social impact measurement along the forest products value chain

This sector guide to the Social Capital Protocol supports sustainability practitioners from companies in the forest value chain in measuring and valuing their social impacts.

Sustainable Procurement Guide

Developed in partnership with the World Resources Institute, this guide supports buyers of forest products in their efforts to source those products sustainably.

Forest Products Sector Guide to the Natural Capital Protocol

FSG is leading the development of a sector guide to the Natural Capital Protocol. Please get in touch if your organisation would like to join the process

News and Insights

Next Event

WBCSD Council Meeting 2018

22 - 25 October, 2018,

More Events

2018 Western Regional Meeting

24 - 26 September, 2018
, Vancouver, Washington

Who will own the Forest,

25 - 27 September, 2018
, Portland, Oregon, US

2018 SFI Annual Conference

16 - 18 October, 2018
, Westminster, Colorado, US
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Impact on SDGs

Members of the WBCSD Forest Solutions Group (FSG) released the results of their key performance indicators (KPIs) for the second consecutive year. Read more


Matthew Reddy

Director, Forest Solutions Group & Climate Smart Agriculture

Angela Graham-Brown

Manager, Forest Solutions Group