Brazil Tag

Brazil What happened? Greenpeace released a new report[1] in March 2018 – Imaginary Trees, Real Destruction - on their investigation of illegal activities associated with the licensing process for Ipe (Handroanthus spp.) in the State of Pará. Forest government officials were alleged to be conducting activities such as overestimating volumes for harvesting, adding...

Myanmar What happened? Several EU member states, notably Denmark and Sweden as well as the UK, have ruled that Operators should no longer be importing teak direct from Myanmar into the EU under the current due diligence. The reasoning being that the current documentation system within the...