The Wood Book Global Edition

SUSTAINABILITY – THE ONLY WAY FORWARD

Meeting our present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Sourcing materials from sustainably responsible sources has never been as

We know that deforestation is having a huge impact on the environment – global warming, soil erosion, the loss of habitat for plants and animals, and the destruction of local populations and the water cycle, to name but a few factors. Helping local populations to preserve their forests is the task of international non-profit organisations like the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®). Another international organisation that you will find references to in our brochure is the PEFC, which stands for Program of the Endorsement of Forest Certification. Their focus is to ensure that certification is accessible even to small and family owned forests. Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute addresses issues from a different angle; educating and empowering manufacturers to become a positive force for society and the environment.

important as it is today. All of us - as individuals as well as organisations - are responsible for the environment we live in, and all our actions influence the three elements of sustainability: economy, society and environment. Sustainability belongs to us all. For us at Havwoods, sustainability is a matter of extreme importance. It affects everything that we do, and we are continuously taking new steps to improve our actions in this area. We do our utmost to ensure that our timber is ethically and sustainably sourced and work only with reputable timber companies. We require an independent certification to verify our timber sources, and this certification is available also for you to demonstrate to your clients that you have met their expectations for ethical trading.

Look for our FSC®-certified products

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