According to the FSC, there is growing demand from consumers for retailers to stock products produced from timber certified by the group.

And the prolifertation of its logo at industry trade shows and on everyday products will help consumers buy products knowing that they are not damaging the world’s forests, said the FSC.

Marks & Spencer is among several major retailers to have started promoting the work of the FSC through its products and practices, as well as architects and construction firms using timber in their work.