In a new article in Yale Environment 360, renowned environmental writer Richard Conniff identifies fundamental problems facing the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification group....
Verifying the legal origin of Russian timber: A checklist for companies trading in Russian timber
This checklist for verifying the legality of Russian timber has been developed within the framework of the Danish-Russian project 'Verifying the legal origin of Russian timber'. The field tests were carried out by NEPCon at wood processing companies in the European part of Russia and in Siberia. The checklist is designed for foreign companies wishing to confirm that the wood they are purchasing from Russia are of verified legal origin.