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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...

A line-up of speakers from across the international wood sector will gather in Paris for the 2018 European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition (STTC) Conference to address the vital role of accurate trade information in growing tropical timber sales. The free event, ‘Using data to drive...

On 8th and 9th May 2018, PEFC UK held its Stakeholder Field Trip 2018 in Lockerbie, in Dumfries and Galloway, southwestern Scotland. The Timber Trade Federation was represented by its Head of Sustainability Xiao Ma who took part in the initiative along with around twenty UK Timber Industry Stakeholders. The event...

Documents and certificates are often presented in Due Diligence systems as evidence of full risk mitigation. In an ideal world, where the authenticity of these documents was guaranteed, this would be sufficient. But whatÕs to stop your supplier from forging and/or using invalid and expired...

Data gathered from the FAO, FSC and PEFC show a continued increase of global forest area under certification from 2001 to 2016. Using the figures from the FAO’s Certification highlights of the Forest Products Annual Market Review 2014-2015 and recently published figures from FSC and PEFC we...

One key piece of feedback we have received from the RPP audits so far is that members are not always checking the validity of certificates received under third party certification schemes. Even if you buy certified material to mitigate risks, as identified in your EUTR/RPP Due...

On 17-18 May 2017, TTF Communications & Research Executive Owen Walton took part in the PEFC Annual Stakeholder Field Trip 2017. Hexham and Prudhoe in North East England were the location of the meeting hosted by PEFC UK and co-sponsored by Egger UK, James Jones &...