PEFC

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Ruth Nogueron
Affiliation: 
World Resources Institute
Display Name: 
Loretta Cheung
Affiliation: 
Forest Legality Alliance

This booklet provides an overview of key legality issues in the global wood trade that businesses should consider when purchasing wood and paper-based products. Topics covered include trade regulations (e.g., the Lacey Act, the European Union Timber Regulation, and the Australian Illegal Logging Prohibition), public and private procurement policies, trade bans, and resources for meeting legality requirements.

 

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World Business Council for Sustainable Development

On November 4, 26 members of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Forest Solutions Group released a leadership statement, committing to significantly scale up sustainable forest management. These 26 members are responsible for nearly 40% of annual global forest, paper, and packaging sales. 

To read the full story on WBCSD's website, click here