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The GFTN Guide to Legal and Responsible Sourcing

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8.0 Environmental Status of Supplies - Reducing the Risk of Trading in Illegal Timber

The simplest way to reduce the risk of trading illegal timber is to buy and sell certified timber. For the majority of businesses involved in the timber sector, particularly those ...

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7.2 Assessing a Source Assessed

To assess the credibility of the information from the supplier, the sourcing organization should consider the following: Does the supplier operate systems that prove the origin of its timber? Does ...

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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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14.0 Common Framework for Assessing Legality for Forestry Operations, Timber Processing and Trade

The unsustainable and often illegal logging of timber represents a major threat to tropical forest ecosystems and associated biodiversity. Illegal logging also threatens the livelihoods of local communities and undermines ...

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7.6 Source Assessed in the Context of Exports to Australia

Aligned with international efforts, including measures developed by the United States and EU, Australia further strengthens its leadership position in the Asia-Pacific region in promoting trade in legally harvested timber ...

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7.0 Environmental Status of Supplies - Source Assessed

The classification "Source Assessed" involves that the forest source has been evaluated for basic legality and traceability criteria- Criteria So far as the purchaser is aware, the source or sources ...

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7.1 Defining Legal Timber

To direct your organization's sourcing away from the products of illegal logging and toward those in favour of legal operators, you will need to define what you mean by "legal" ...

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14.4 National Legality Frameworks

The following National Legality Frameworks were developed by compiling all available documents constituting the legal framework for the forestry sector in each of the countries and conducting consultations at the ...

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8.4 Steps to Exercise Due Diligence

Key Points in Excercising Due Diligence The first step in reducing risk of illegally sourced timber entering your supply chain is to perform an assessment to rate the level ...

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2.0 Supply Chain Review

A sourcing organization seeking to become a responsible purchaser, with the full support of senior management, should assess its starting point - the baseline. Key Points - Supply Chain Review ...

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