Management system compliant with UK central government requirements for legality and sustainability.
Geographical Areas of Interest
Supply Chain Focus
Provides assistance to members to evaluate the supply chain of their products, the levels of risk of their suppliers and country of origin for their products.
Provides assistance and guidance to its members to verify compliance with the Federation’s purchasing policy, as well as with UK central government sustainability and legality procurement requirements. Members are expected to complete annual management reports, which are evaluated by an independent auditor to assess compliance with the Federation’s responsible purchasing policy.
Provides guidance and advice to its members to evaluate compliance with sustainability requirements of the UK central government procurement policy. Members must not trade wood from forests being converted to plantations or non-forest land uses.
Unique Forest Values
Members must not trade wood from forests where high conservation value is threatened by management activities.
Provides guidance and assistance to members to evaluate compliance with legality requirements of the UK central government procurement policy, including compliance with social standards and laws. Members must not trade wood harvested in violation of traditional and civil rights.