ForestBased Solutions

Creating Certainty in the Market Place

ForestBased Solutions advisory and supply management services are provided through integrated services in the following areas of expertise: 

Due Diligence Systems Development

Policy Development and Implementation

Commercializing Forest Assets

Stable Isotope and DNA Testing services

Sustainable Supply Chain Engagement        

Sourcing Legal Forest and NTFP - Products

Navigating Certification and Assurance Systems - Instituting Step-wise Approaches

Communicating Policy with Stakeholders   
Trainings for Staff, Suppliers and Producers 

Market Access and Enterprise Investments          

Contact ForestBased Solutions:   202-621-0338


ForestBased Solutions provides custom advisory services to a range of businesses, non-governmental organizations and government bodies in order to effectively:

  • Reduce risk and increase return on investment through proactive supply chain management;
  • Develop a competitive advantage and new market opportunities;
  • Integrate sustainability strategies into internal and external business practices;
  • Increase capacity for effective internal systems that can be audited;
  • Complete due diligence on supply chains and product lines through solutions that create certainty.

In response to growing international forest and forest product regulatory requirements - ForestBased Solutions developed systems strategies in order to provide comprehensive sourcing, legality verification and ecosystem service strategies. We make sure Due Diligence and conservation markets are a practical - understandable process for your supply chains and stakeholders. We will provide certainty in that process.

Forest-Source builds Audit Ready systems necessary to achieve Forest Management or Chain of Custody certification. We provide a complete assessment of all aspects of our clients supply chain in order to address gaps and develop the systems to be audit ready. Even if you don't obtain certification, this systems approach is very useful to move suppliers into step-wise programs and to have an up to date assessment of legality and sustainability practices.

Forest-Source allows your business to identify risk in your supply chain and moves your suppliers into step-wise programs. We have extensive experience building comprehensive due diligence systems and helping companies identify sources that are implementing effective forest and supply chain management controls in addition to certification schemes such as FSC and PEFC. Our expertise provides endusers, suppliers and producers a comprehensive understanding of key Lacey Act and EUTR compliance requirements.

Forest-Source is a comprehensive verification service that incorporates regional risk assessment, direct supplier producer site visits, country of origin forest governance frameworks and Lacey Due Care Consensus standards into verification of legality of product and timber sources.We have extensive global species specific knowledge and compliment this with expert DNA and Stable Isotope testing services if needed. We offer a range of access tools to confirm your forest product sources.

Forest-Based Systems Strategies is a dedicated ecosystem service planning and implementation component of ForestBased Solutions. We offer a full range of forest management and conservation finance tools to clients from large scale managers to small and medium size enterprises in order to realize the full value of biodiversity, social investment and lands management assets.

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