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Different pathways - same destination 19 December, 2019
The 2019 Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition saw varying views expressed on the route to tropical timber sustainability, but agreement on the importance of getting there, reports Nienke Sleurink, programme manager at Netherlandsbased IDH-The Sustainable Trade Initiative
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Christmas cards – going out of fashion
Thursday, December 19, 2019 This month we’re indulging a bit by using this December issue front cover as a giant Christmas card to all our readers in the UK and across the world.
Levelling the EUTR playing field a priority
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Only with uniform enforcement and due diligence support for importers can the EUTR keep illegal timber off the EU market, says Indra Van Gisbergen, forest and development campaigner at NGO, Fern
Tackling market and climate change
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 The International Softwood Conference shone a spotlight not just on trade trends, but also the industry’s urgent need to rise to environmental challenges, says TTF president Charles Hopping
Get ready for voting!
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 I don’t know if you are one of those people who look forward to a UK General Election.
Due Diligence: Not Always an Exact Science
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Due diligence is a continuous process, says Xiao Ma, sustainability manager at the Timber Trade Federation
Together we are stronger
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Getting Brexit wrong has far reaching consequences but by working together the building products sector can rise to meet the challenges, writes John Newcomb, CEO of the Builders Merchants Federation
Fire issue remains hot topic
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 The issue of fire and timber has been in the news again recently.
An open channel for FLEGT feedback
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 The IMM’s role is to monitor timber trade impacts of the EU FLEGT VPA initiative, and market responses to it, writes lead consultant Sarah Storck
Much accomplished, more to do
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Thomas Goebel, chief executive of German Timber Trade Federation GD Holz, was recently appointed the new secretary-general of the European Timber Trade Federation. His mission is to develop its role further as a voice to government, a communication platform and a plug into the global marketplace
It's Awards time
Monday, September 09, 2019 It’s the end of another summer holiday period and at the time of writing the weather was thankfully on the way up, at least in the south-east of England.

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