FLEGT Tag

Timber buyers can now visit a new webpage to learn about the business benefits of trading in FLEGT-licensed timber and the social, environmental and economic benefits that such trade brings to producer countries. The EU FLEGT Facility created the page — www.timberbuyers.flegtlicence.org — to inform traders, specifiers, architects and retailers,...

The EU’s Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition held its annual conference in Paris on 25th October 2018. The conference highlighted the ongoing work to promote tropical timber in Europe and raised questions about the role of targets for procurement of “certified sustainable” products. Over 55 European organisations were...

The European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) has released its Autumn 2018 Newsletter. This edition contains previews of the International Softwood Conference in Riga, and also of the Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition annual conference in Paris and the EU FLEGT IMM Trade Consultation in Berlin. It also has...

On Monday 24th September 2018 the government issued its latest guidance for business in the event of a "no deal" Brexit. Included in DEFRA’s list of notices, is the guidance on buying and selling timber if there’s no Brexit deal. The notice sets out how buying...