March 10, 2016
Netherlands: Sanctions for EUTR violation
A Dutch company has been sanctioned today for violating the European Timber Regulation, after Greenpeace has started the investigation on the Cameroonian timber trader CCT. As it turns out, the company has been sourcing timber from other companies at fault for illegal logging and exporting it to different countries in the EU. “In its capacity as the current EU Council Presidency, the Netherlands can help bring an end to the trade in illegal timber across Europe. We call on the Dutch Government to demand a political commitment by the EU member-states to make sure European companies follow ...
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