FSC-Certified Forest Market Exceeds $5 Billion

treefarm.jpgThe Forest Stewardship Council, a respected organization that certifies forest holdings on their level of sustainable management, has completed a new market survey. The result: The global market for FSC-certified products is greater than $5 Billion, and fast growing demand is already ahead of supply. (From GreenBiz via WBCSD)

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

TriplePundit.com has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.