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The GFTN Guide to Legal and Responsible Sourcing

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8.3 Uncertified Timber - Reducing the Risk of Buying Illegal Wood

In an ideal world, as a sourcing organization, you would state that you did not want any illegal timber or timber products in your business's supply chain; you would then ...

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8.1 Certified Timber

The Least-Risk Option The simplest way to answer the two questions is to buy timber that has been independently certified as coming from well-managed forests. Practically all forest certification ...

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13.3 Example of an Action Plan and Targets for a Responsible Purchaser

The initial assessment of the supply chain indicates the baseline from which annual targets have been set, as shown below: Overall Performance Targets Category  Proportion of Forest Products in Supply ...

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0.0 Introduction

Since the Global Forest & Trade Network (GFTN) first published its Guide to Responsible Sourcing of Forest Products and the closely associated Keep It Legal manual as paper documents, there ...

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4.0 Communications

Key Points - Communications The policy should become an everyday function in the organization The policy should be understood by entities that interact with the organization such as suppliers and ...

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13.2 Setting Targets

The purchasing organization should set two types of targets: one for their supplier and the other for themselves. Action Plans and Targets for Suppliers The action plan for an individual ...

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