PROMOTING FAIR AND SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY THROUGH PROCUREMENT

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Presentations workshop on "Public procurement as a tool for promoting sustainable forest management" organized by WWF
WWF Spain together with Madrid City Hall organized in Madrid on October 2013 the workshop “Public procurement as a tool for promoting sustainable forest management”. The event gathered in Madrid different actors, from public administrations to forest products suppliers and specifiers.
You can find the speakers presentations in the link above.
Language:

Spanish

Country:
  • Spain
Publisher:

WWF Spain (2013)

Policy Local Authorities (LA)
Presentation for training of local governement (in Belgium - Dutch version)
Power point presentation, developed and used by FSC Belgium, to train local governements on sust procurement of timber products
Language:

Dutch

Country:
  • Belgium
Publisher:

FSC Belgium (2013)

Author:

FSC Belgium

Policy Local Authorities (LA)
Durham City Council: Sustainable Timber Procurement Policy
The policy requires that all timber and wood products that Durham purchases are from independently verifiable sustainable sources, traceable from the forest to the final processor through a chain of custody. Recycled wood is preferable.The policy includes e.g. definitions, model specification texts and model contract conditions.
Language:

English

Country:
  • UK
Publisher:

Durham City Council (2009)

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Policy Local Authorities (LA)
Cornwall Council Corporate Responsible Procurement and Commissioning Policy
The policy requires council officers to take sustainability considerations into account when procuring. One key objective and council's commitment is procuring legal and sustainably sourced timber and wood derived products - wherever possible independently verified. Recycled, re-used and re-manufactured products are also compliant.
Language:

English

Country:
  • UK
Publisher:

Cornwall Council - Corporate Procurement Team (2013)

Policy Local Authorities (LA)
Bavarian Procurement Handbook for the Construction Sector (Handbuch für die Vergabe und Durchführung von Lieferungen und Leistungen durch Behörden der Staatsbauverwaltung des Freistaates Bayern)
The German state Bavaria published this handbook for construction procurement which includes several parts on sustainable timber. The handbook is compulsory for all state-level procurement and recommended for municipal procurement.
Language:

German

Country:
  • Germany
Publisher:

State of Bavaria (2012)

Policy Local Authorities (LA)
Helpdesk certified wood
Helpdesk for the whole building chain, helping representatives to answer their questions on among others sourcing certified timber, implementing policies, writing directives and specifications and obtaining chain of custody certification. Free of charge.
Language:

Dutch

Country:
  • Netherlands
Publisher:

Centrum Hout/ Royal Netherlands Timber Trade Association (2013)

Author:

Eric D. de Munck

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