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 launch of the European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition
- the presentation of the final outcome of the STA project
- the annual Procura+ Seminar
The event addressed local, regional and national government representatives as well as private sector organisations.
To view the summary press release click here.