Sustainable Forest Management in B.C. B.C. is recognized as a global leader in sustainable forest management, meeting the environmental, social and economic needs of current and future generations. Stringent forest laws, skilled forestry professionals, comprehensive monitoring and enforcement support our renewable resource. This is further reinforced by Canada being the international leader in forest certification, with B.C. contributing more than any other province. The forest sector plays an important role in the B.C. economy providing jobs for people and revenue for hospitals, schools and other public institutions. In B.C. there are over 5,300 skilled forest professions ensuring B.C. forests are here for generations to come.