PROMOTING FAIR AND SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY THROUGH PROCUREMENT

Creating Sustainable Timber Markets, 6 Nov 2013, Amsterdam

The Sustainable Timber Action project in cooperation with IDH and ProBos presented the first large scale European event for sustainable timber procurement on 6 November 2013 in Amsterdam (Netherlands).

Every year, thousands of hectares of tropical forest are being destroyed. European public authorities play a large role in reversing this trend. The power of sustainable timber procurement as well as Europe’s role in the sustainable use of tropical forests were central themes of the event: ‘Creating sustainable timber markets - Launching the EU Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition’.

The conference featured: 

The event addressed local, regional and national government representatives as well as private sector organisations.

To view the summary press release click here.


Alea FSC Copade Rakvere Miskolc Anci Madera Justa Madrid ICLEI Europe - Local governments for Sustainability

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