Responsible Wood recognised in new Green Star Rating tools

Responsible Wood, Australia’s largest forest certification scheme, has been recognised as part of the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) new Responsible Products Framework. The new framework, which provides guidance for all building materials used in Green Star projects and will apply to all new Green Star Rating Tools published by the Green Building Council of Australia. The Responsible Wood…

Just Published: Sustainable Forest Management – requirements (AS / NZS 4708)

In December 2021 Responsible Wood published the latest version of the AS / NZS 4708 Standard for Sustainable Forest Management – requirements. Click here to register your details and download the new standard. Please contact Responsible Wood who can provide a printed copy of the standard for the cost of print, postage and handling. Updated and reviewed by Responsible Wood every…

Introducing AS 4707:2021 – Chain of Custody for Forest and Tree Based Products Webinar

Responsible Wood CEO, Simon Dorries, and AS 4707 Standard Reference Committee Chair, Peter Zed, headline webinar introducing the Australian Standard for Chain of Custody (AS 4707) Taking place on Tuesday, the 9th of November 2021 the webinar introduced and explained the main changes in the AS 4707:2021 standard, providing the basis for the requirements that certificate holders can use in…

Register for Webinar: Introducing AS 4707:2021 – Chain of Custody for Forest and Tree Based Products

New webinar will introduce the new standard, discuss key requirements and transition from the 2014 standards. Taking place on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 (10.00am AWST, 12.00pm AEST and 1.00pm AEDT), the webinar will introduce and explain the main changes in the AS 4707:2021 standard, providing the basis for the requirements that certificate holders can use in carrying Responsible Wood and…

Job Alert – Responsible Wood is looking for a Sustainablity Manager

Responsible Wood is on the look out for a results-driven Sustainablity Manager to join its team… The Company Responsible Wood is an accredited Standards Development Organisation (SDO) accredited by Standards Australia to develop Australian Standards for sustainable forest management and oversees the operation of the Responsible Wood Certification Scheme (RWCS). The Scheme is made up of two Australian Standards, the…

Just Published: Chain of Custody of Forest and Tree-based Products – Requirements (AS 4707:2021)

In September 2021 Responsible Wood published the latest version of the AS 4707 standards for chain of custody. Reviewed by Responsible Wood every five years, the standard was approved for publication following review by the AS 4707 standards reference committee and working group chaired by Peter Zed.   Please contact Responsible Wood who can provide a printed copy of the standard for…

PEFC Chain of Custody Refresher Training

Auditors, reviewers, and certification decision makers are invited to express interest in an online PEFC recognised chain of custody refresher training on the 2nd and 3rd of September 2021.  It will only be held if there is sufficient interest to warrant holding the course. Please register your interest promptly. This refresher training is designed for qualified PEFC auditors, reviewers or…

Responsible Wood hosts product trends, trademarks and declarations webinar

thinkstep-anz and Responsible Wood combine for webinar… As Australia’s green building market continues to grow there is an increasing appetite for sustainable building and construction products. In their latest webinar, Responsible Wood, the Australian National Governing Body for PEFC, showed how the wood industry can make the most out of the opportunities now available. The webinar covered the advantages of…

Sustainable products trends, trademarks, and declarations

thinkstep-anz and Responsible Wood combine for webinar… As Australia’s green building market continues to grow there is an increasing appetite for sustainable building and construction products. In their upcoming webinar, Responsible Wood, the Australian National Governing Body for PEFC, will show how the wood industry can make the most out of the opportunities now available. The webinar will cover the…

On the Cusp…

New product launch taken from the Cusp CLT website! CLTP Tasmania has officially launched the world’s first hardwood Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) today, along with their new brand – Cusp Building Solutions. The website cusp.com.au is now live ahead of their launch event, which is being held in Hobart on 29th June. Cusp CLT is made from Tasmanian Plantation Oak…