The Forest Legality Initiative‘s Legality Guide ‘Sourcing Legally Produced Wood: A Guide for Businesses — 2018 Edition’ has been updated and expanded. In the new 2018 version you can find information on:
- The international community’s response to illegal logging including updated information on demand-side laws and regulations such as the U.S. Lacey Act, the European Union Timber and the Australian Illegal Logging Prohibition Act
- Descriptions of select Public Procurement Policies, Business Sourcing Policies, and Trade Association Legality Policies
- Updated CITES Timber Species list
- Updated Logging and/or Export Bans list
This publication updates the 2014 version of ‘Sourcing Legally Produced Wood’, which provides information on illegal logging and associated trade, public and private procurement policies, export country logging and log export bans, and introductory guidance to the wood products legality legislation in the United States, the EU, and Australia.
Find the updated guide here.
(Source: Illegal Logging Portal)