Forest certification and finance at the Alternative Investment Forum

As featured by PEFC International Join us later this month at the Alternative Investment Forum as we discuss how investing in biodiverse forestry is the solution for corporations to meet their sustainability goals, and provide the ultimate guide to on-the-ground forest investment. When financing, insuring or investing in projects or companies involved in forest operations or related production and trade, financial…

Senator Duniam to address Responsible Wood Annual General Meeting

Senator Duniam, the Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, has agreed to present at the 17th Australian Forestry Standard Limited – Trading as Responsible Wood Annual General Meeting. Responsible Wood CEO, Simon Dorries explains: “Senator Duniam has agreed to address the AGM attendees to provide an update on various Federal Government forestry initiatives albeit noting he is in Parliamentary that…

Responsible Wood a hit with architects

Responsible Wood took centre stage in the latest Tasmanian Timber Webinar Series. Consumers and professionals want to be assured that timber products are coming from responsibly and sustainably managed forests. But with multiple certification schemes available in Australia, how do you know what the best environmental choice is? In the latest Tasmanian Timber Webinar Series, now available for download, Responsible…

Responsible Wood to feature in new webinar series

Tasmanian Timber Webinar Series: Responsible Wood launches Wednesday, the 23rd of September 2020 at 1pm Courtesy of Claire Bennett, Tasmanian Timber Consumers and professionals want to be assured that the timber products they specify or purchase are coming from responsibly and sustainably managed forests. But with multiple certification schemes available in Australia, it’s hard to know what the best environmental…

Responsible Wood inspires student to great heights

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – 12/03/2020 ‘UQ Student Bridget Scanlan announced as winner of the inaugural Responsible Wood Civil Engineering prize’ A GRADUATE structural engineer at the University of Queensland has been awarded the inaugural Responsible Wood Civil Engineering Prize for excellence in timber design. Bridget Scanlan is investigating computational tools for residential timber design for her final-year thesis at the University…

Responsible Wood to showcase at UN Australia Sustainability Forum

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – 28/02/2020 ‘The United Nations Association of Australia announce program for Sustainability Partnerships Forum, Responsible Wood to exhibit in special showcase’ Responsible Wood, Australia’s largest forest certification scheme, will participate in the 2020 UN & Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum in Melbourne, April 15 and 16 2020.      With a focus on the 17 Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) ratified by…

Responsible Wood to feature at National Sustainability Conference

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – 19/02/2020 Responsible Wood announced as 2020 National Sustainability Conference exhibit as #NCS2020 program is finalised Responsible Wood, Australia’s largest forest certification scheme, has been announced as a key exhibit at the 2020 National Sustainability Conference in Brisbane. Running Monday, April 27 and Tuesday, April 28 at the Calile Hotel in Brisbane, the packed program features Responsible Wood…

PEFC supports the NZ Wood Awards

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – 11/02/2020 ‘Finalists announced as PEFC New Zealand supports peak design awards’ PEFC, the world’s largest forest certification scheme, has thrown its support behind a new Innovation Award – Wood & Fibre Products & Technology Innovation Award – to be presented at a Gala Awards Dinner in Auckland on March 26 2020. The announcement follows the release…

1000 year old Chinese structures inspired award-winning student

‘Student architect Monique Pousson wins university Responsible Wood prize’ BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND – 02/12/2019 PASSIONATE about global forest management and sustainable buildings, student architect Monique Pousson was gratified to receive a Responsible Wood award for her performance in structural timber design at a special donors’ lunch in Brisbane last Thursday. Twenty-seven academic and merit awards were presented at at the Lightspace…