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We need to come together in this agenda for sustainability

As featured by PEFC International The 2022 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue is just around the corner! Ahead of the event, we spoke to the speakers and involved companies to learn about their thoughts on sustainability and the role of forest certification for a greener future. One of the speakers is Tomás Sercovich, CEO of Business in the Community Ireland. Tomás has led Business…

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Responsible Wood launches national photo contest to ‘capture’ certified forests

$1000 prize and the chance for three entries to be recognised in PEFC international competition As covered by Jason Ross, Marketing and Communication Officer for Responsible Wood MANY of us are keen to get out and about in our wonderful, certified forests whenever the opportunity arises. Did you know that 90% of Australia’s commercial forests are Responsible Wood certified? These…

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Responsible Wood delivers standards workshops in Tasmania

As featured in the Timber and Forestry E News In December 2021, Responsible Wood published the new AS/NZS 4708:2021 – Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) principles standard. Click here to register your details and download the new standard Published for the first time as a Trans-Tasman Standard, the new Standard provides common benchmarks for sustainably managed Australian and New Zealand forests. The Australia-New Zealand…

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Join the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue to discover how you can mitigate climate change by winning with wood

As featured by PEFC International Climate change is society’s biggest challenge. And we all have a role to play. An easy way for companies to contribute to climate change mitigation is to increase their use of sustainable wood- and forest-based products. Join us for the 2022 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue ‘Mitigating Climate Change: Win with Wood’ to discover how PEFC certification…

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Best Use of Certified Timber – 4th Year of PEFC and WAF Partnership

As featured by PEFC International Are you an architect or part of a project team that recognises the huge benefits of timber as a construction material? Did you opt for certified timber as the main material in your completed construction project? Then make sure to enter your project for the Best Use of Certified Timber Prize at the World Architecture Festival…

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Sustainable material trends for the global fashion industry

As featured by PEFC International Who wins the sustainability argument: the cotton shirt or the polyester shirt? Unfortunately, there is no simple way to call the winner. Choosing sustainable materials is one big positive step businesses – and consumers – can take towards climate action. In an important webinar organised this month by the Textile and Fashion Federation (TaFF) Singapore, industry…

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Royd Clan House secures the Australian Certified Timber award

Level Architekture, Vistek Structural Engineers, Hyne Timber and XLAM combine to secure the Australian Certified Timber award for their “Royd Clan House” creation. Announced as part of the 22nd Australian Timber Design awards, the Victorian home was constructed from the remnants of an old property and its monolithic boulders, using Responsible Wood-certified Glulam and CLT throughout. Indeed “Royd Clan House”…

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Sustainable forest management in spotlight for primary schools as industry celebrates National Agriculture Day

As featured in Timber and Forestry E News More than 360 students from across Australia logged into online sessions NATIONAL Agriculture Day on November 19 was a great opportunity to celebrate the importance of agriculture including forestry, and the immense opportunities available for Australia’s young people to engage in the wide variety of careers on offer. This year, ForestLearning again…

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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…