Building on the tradition of the Forest Legality Alliance semi-annual partners’ meeting that WRI hosted in past years, we are pleased to announce that WRI will host the first “Washington Forest Legality Week” October 17-19, with the generous support and cooperation of the U.S. Forest Service.
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This guide aims to help organizations to:
BVRio Environmental Exchange launched a new smartphone app to help tropical timber traders and buyers to verify the legality of timber and wood products. The Timber Legality Verification System app, which is available and free to download for Android (on Google Play) or for iOS (on iTunes), is also available as a desktop
This training material developed by the Proforest Initiative provides information on the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), FLEGT and related topics, such as legality, certification, verification, or chain of custody. It was created as a training of trainers to inform small and medium sized enterprises about the requirements of the EUTR, but can be adapted to different needs.
The training includes PowerPoint presentations, exercises, a glossary, link collection, agenda and manual.
本指南为出版物《 木材及纸制品的可持续性采购： 指南和资源包摘录、 该出版物对于在购买木材及纸制品时要考虑的10大关键问题和相关资源进行了概述。本指南寿为特别有兴趣了解“ 可持续性采购的合法性要求' 方面的用户而氯要查看《 木材和纸制品的可持续采购指南》 、 请访问 www.SustainableForestProducts.org.
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.