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Environment & Sustainability

Ghana and the European Union (EU) have finalised an independent assessment of the legality assurance system described in the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) between Ghana and the EU. The final report was shared with both parties on 31 December 2020, and they are...
Australian certified timber producers trading with Japan will benefit from the appointment of a new international marketing manager in Tokyo.The long-established Sustainable Green Ecosystem Council (SGEC), the national governing body for the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) in Japan, has appointed Makiko Horio who will work...
Cameroon has become one of the first African countries to require the use of legal wood and timber in all its public procurement procedures. From now on, operators engaged in construction or public purchases in connection with wood by-products will have to prove the legal origin of the wood used....
The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have renewed their longstanding collaboration for another five years, with the aim of supporting CBD Parties and ITTO member countries in the tropics in their efforts to conserve biodiversity, implement sustainable forest management (SFM), restore degraded...
Sappi Limited, a global forest products leader, is proud to announce that its South African division has been awarded the first ever Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) forest management certificate in South Africa. This achievement indicates that Sappi Southern Africa’s forest management practices meet the requirements...