GFA Certification GmbH – certification according to FSC®, PEFC™, RSPO and UTZ

More than 15 years of experience in the field of certification of natural resources and connected supply chains – a strong partner.

We offer certification services worldwide in the fields of FSC®, PEFC™, RSPO, UTZ, Blue Angel and Gold Standard®. With over 1,000 issued certificates, we are among the leading certification bodies and offer you a high level of expertise and service.

At our head office in Hamburg, our team of highly qualified employees will assist you to answer your questions. Regional coordinators stand ready and available in other regions of the world. Our large network of regionally distributed auditors enables for flexible and small-cost travel planning for the conduct of audits in order to best respond to your wishes and needs. That helps our customers to reduce costs, time and bureaucracy of the certification to a minimum.

In the year 2000 as the first German company recognised by the FSC, we are today the market leader in Germany in the area of FSC certification. We have been approved in the field of PEFC certification since 2012. The areas of RSPO, UTZ, Blue Angel and Gold Standard® have successively been introduced to meet a wider range of customer requirements. Often, combined certifications are desired for multiple systems. We are able to offer combined audits for different certification schemes. Furthermore we offer verification according to the “Berliner Modell” as individual verification in accordance with the FSC and/or PEFC criteria.

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