Tropical Timber Tag

World leading tropical timber businesses come together to talk trade With the tropical timber industry facing a rapidly evolving trade environment, the Timber Trade Federation brought together business leaders to talk on how to reduce risk and improve supply. Global politics has meant that traditional trading relationships...

With the tropical timber industry facing a rapidly evolving trade environment, we are bringing together business leaders to talk on how to reduce risk and improve supply. Global politics mean traditional trading relationships are increasingly uncertain, and concurrently timber finds itself increasingly under the spotlight amidst concerns regarding climate...

While most speakers at the annual STTC Conference in Paris on 26 September were cheer leaders for the procurement targets adopted by the European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition - STTC (for more information here), a cautionary note was introduced by David Hopkins, Managing Director of the UK...

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...

The need for innovative approaches to demonstrate sustainability of “forest-risk” commodities was a key theme of a conference in Brussels on how to address causes of deforestation other than illegal logging. The conference was organised by the European Commission (EC) to present an evaluation and future...