Happy Holiday’s from Responsible Wood to you!

Responsible Wood would like to take this opportunity to thank all members and scheme holders for their continued support over the past year. Our best wishes go to Responsible Wood members, scheme holders, our friends and supporters for the holiday season. Our regular office services will be closed from the close of business Monday 24 December 2018 and will resume on Wednesday…

A better choice of cladding with Responsible Wood

“Responsible Wood provides our customers with confirmation that the timber is sourced from a sustainable origin, it provides the ultimate trust-mark that Weathergroove panels are green, trusted, certified and Australian…” As Director and co-founder of Sydney design and construction company, Cadence and Co, Darren Mills is well versed in advising clients on building materials. When it came to selecting timber…

Responsible Wood delegation to Japan a “resounding success”

“The Japanese Government and industry expressed strong and non-discriminatory support for both international certification schemes, Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) being Responsible Wood in Australia, as well as the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)” Fresh from a whirl-wind trip to Japan, Responsible Wood’s Simon Dorries hailed the Australian Forestry delegation as a resounding success. Responsible Wood was front…

Wood is Good, Certified Wood is Better. Australian timber faces up to challenges

Fresh from presenting to the PEFC General Assembly in Geneva and judging the 2018 World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam, leading Architect and Responsible Wood Director Mark Thomson outlined some of the key issues facing the Australian timber industry… The demand for radical change by the United Nations in October this year to limit global warming to a 1.5 degree global…

Responsible Wood announced as presenter at peak Sustainability Conference  

Responsible Wood set to deliver important certification and procurement message at National Sustainability Conference in Brisbane… Responsible Wood continues to make waves as forest certification is set to take the floor at the National Sustainability Conference in April 2019. The conference attracts sustainability professionals far and wide with Responsible Wood slated to deliver an important message about timber certification. According…

Responsible Wood, a ‘must have’ for Builders and Renovators

Responsible Wood has been featured in the latest ‘Build IT’, which is now available at newsstands Australia wide… With printed circulation numbering more than 10,000, ‘Build IT’ is an invaluable resource guide for environmentally consensus builders and renovators. With demand for timber continuing to rise, specifically within the construction and building sector, the importance of ensuring that timber is sourced…

Responsible Wood, Australian forest delegation visit Japan for high-level trade talks…

A HIGH-LEVEL Australian forest industries delegation will be in Tokyo next week for site visits and meetings with Japanese industry leaders and government officials. The mission from December 10 to 13 will include a reception with Japanese industry representatives. The delegation is led by Responsible Wood, the Australian Forest Products Association and the co-convenor of the Parliamentary Friends of Forestry…