Responsible forest sourcing benefits businesses: report Business

Responsible forest sourcing benefits businesses: report

Retail companies with responsible forest products sourcing policies are seeing numerous tangible business benefits, demonstrating that sustainability makes business sense, according to a new report from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

Forest stewards group receives certification

The Quang Tri Smallholder Forest Certification Group has been awarded the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification making it the first group of small forest owners in Vietnam to receive the internationally recognised standard for environmentally responsible, socially beneficial and economically viable forest management.

Timber suppliers learn about legal issues

A workshop was launched in Hanoi on August 23 to help Vietnamese timber suppliers update with revisions of the Lacey Act of the US , which is currently Vietnam’s largest furniture trader.