sustainable development goals
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. The importance of this approach was reinforced in FSC’s Global Strategic Plan 2015-2020, released in 2018. The strategic plan called for the implementation of a “system-wide gender equality strategy, creating an institutional culture and normative framework that facilitates improving gender sensitivity within the system.”
clean water and sanitation
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
Indicator 6.7 of the FSC Principles and Criteria focuses on protecting and restoring “natural watercourses, water bodies, riparian zones and their connectivity.”
affordable and clean energy
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
decent work and economic growth
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
responsible consumptie and production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
life on land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
peace, justice and strong institutions
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.
partnership for the goals
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.