Environmentally Friendly ProductsWood Procurement Policy 2012-2013
Policy for Wood Procurement of Uncertified Products and Controversial Wood Sources.
It is the policy of Royal Plywood Company, to take measures to avoid the following categories of uncertified raw materials as described in the FSC percentage-based claims policy:
- Wood that has been illegally harvested
- Wood from genetically modified trees
- Wood from areas where there is a clear demonstration of violation of traditional, customary or civil rights, or of serious extant disputes with indigenous peoples or other social stakeholders, involving confrontation or violence
- Wood from uncertified high conservation value forests (HCVFs)