Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Tool Details

Sustainable forest finance toolkit

Year of publication 2010
This Toolkit has been developed jointly by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). It is a globally applicable resource designed to help financial institutions support the management of forest resources through sustainable and legal timber production and processing, and markets for carbon and other ecosystem services. The Toolkit incorporates detailed input from some of the worlds leading commercial banks, forestry companies, certification bodies and NGOs. Included within are practical resources to manage risks and opportunities at corporate policy and individual client level, and further contact points for more detailed support.
Type of Tool
Guidelines, manual, kits for trainers
Scale of Application
Forest Type
All forest types (natural and planted)
Primary Designated Function
Multiple use
Management Responsibility