(a.) Are consistent with the conservation of natural forests and biological diversity, ensuring that they are not used for the conversion of natural forests;
(b.) Incentivize the protection and conservation of natural forests and their ecosystem services, and enhance other social and environmental benefits;
(c.) Enhance the sustainable management of forests, including the application of independent, credible certification for commercial, industrial-scale timber harvesting;
(d.) Maintain or enhance biodiversity and ecosystem functionality in areas where forest restoration is undertaken; and/or
(e.) Ensure that plantations are environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable, and utilize native species wherever feasible.