November 9, 2017
Dutch certification mark to link FSC and PEFC
Independent Netherlands timber research institute Stichting Hout Research (SHR) has unveiled a new business certification mark, guaranteeing to their customers all their timber is 100% sourced from sustainably managed forest, regardless of sustainability certification scheme. The STIP (Sustainable Timber in Product) scheme has been approved by the Dutch Timber Procurement Assessment Committee, TPAC. SHR Director, Oscar van Doorn, said it also aligns with the objective of supporters of the Netherlands’ multi-sector-backed Green Deal and new Wood Covenant to remove logistical barriers to use of sustainable timber. “It’s a breakthrough ...
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