Our tree fiber—TENCEL™ Lyocell—is sourced from South African forests that minimize fertilizer and rely on rainfall, not irrigation. We're proud to say that these forests (and our entire Tree product supply chain) are Forest Stewardship Council® certified, the gold standard in responsible forest management. FSC® ensures that we're not only protecting forests, but the people, wildlife, and ecosystems that depend on them.
Specifically, FSC prohibits deforestation and limits clear cut size, mimicking the disturbance that would naturally occur in any healthy forest. In other words, no forests were harmed in the making of our shoes.
Read more about our commitment to sustainable forestry here.