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The GFTN Guide to Legal and Responsible Sourcing

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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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6.2 Limited Knowledge of Forest Source

For the purpose of exercising due diligence, having knowledge of forest source is an important first objective. If the source is considered to be known, the purchaser knows where the ...

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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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7.5 Source Assessed in the Context of Exports to the European Union

The European Union's Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan represents the largest international attempt to use the power of timber-consuming countries to reduce the extent of illegal ...

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Illegal Logging

Implications for Those Buying and Supplying Illegal Timber Companies that buy products containing illegal timber may do so knowingly or because they have failed to exercise due diligence over their ...

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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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2.1 Setting the Bar

The initial review should identify what the expectations are of the organization from a variety of view points. To establish these expectations, at least five things must be considered: Regulation ...

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2.3 Identifying Key Players That Need to Be Involved

It is essential to identify key roles within the sourcing organization that are critical to the success of complying with policy through delivering the programme. The roles will include senior ...

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CITES-Listed Species

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is a global response to concern over the trade of endangered species. CITES was enacted in ...

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