EU Timber Regulation. Notes.

EU Timber Regulation comes in to force in 2013, but what are the requirements?

The regulation prohibits the “first placing” of illegally harvested timber and timber products into European markets.

Therefore, organisations placing timber or timber products on the market should operate a due diligence system to demonstrate compliance with the regulations.

The system should seek and retain information on timber used including supplier, the supply chain, species, country of harvest, quantity etc.

Organisations should evaluate the risk of placing illegal timber on the market and take steps to mitigate …read more
Source: Risk Management