The National Council for Air and Stream Improvement is an independent, non-profit research institute that focuses on environmental topics of interest to the forest products industry. Established in 1943, NCASI is recognized as the leading source of reliable data on environmental issues affecting this industry, and has more than 75 member companies throughout the US and Canada.
NCASI's "Environmental Footprint Comparison Tool"
The Environmental Footprint Comparison Tool (EFCT) is a website that can help stakeholders understand the challenges that forest products companies face in simultaneously meeting a broad array of environmental objectives. More information >>
NCASI Forest Biomass Cooperative
The NCASI formed the Forest Biomass Cooperative to sponsor and direct scientific investigations that will support sustainable production and use of biomass grown in forestry and agro-forestry settings. Participation in the FBC is open to biomass producers, traditional forest products companies, and new users of biomass resources. More information >>
Forest Industry Carbon Assessment Tool (FICAT™)
Developed by NCASI for the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group, FICAT™ is primarily designed to help characterize the life cycle greenhouse gas impacts of activities associated with producing forest products. More information at www.FICATModel.org.
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