Mr Harlan is Vice President, Resources, of The Collins Companies. Collins is a national leader in sustainable forestry, and has been exemplary in its application of certification. Collins bridges two important concerns-business and sustainable forestry. Forest certification is now more than a decade old. Collins' experience is invaluable in helping to gauge the progress that is possible Paul Harlan also serves as Chair of the Forest Stewardhip Council (FSC) -United States. The FSC is an independent, not for profit, non-government organisation engaged in standard setting, trademark assurance and accreditation services for companies and organisations interested in environmentally and socially sound forestry.