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UK businesses that fail to adequately plan for continuity of their timber resource could be left exposed with fewer commercial options, WWF says

Prepare for a global 'timber supply crunch', WWF warns UK retailers

"Urgent action" is needed from British businesses to invest in more sustainable timber sourcing practices, as highly-sourced areas suffer from a dangerous shortage of resources, a new report commissioned by the WWF has warned.

A £1.2m construction project of a pub in Bristol saw 95% of its hardwood sourced from timber grown in Britain

Homegrown wood campaign earns Innovate UK funding

A campaign which aims to encourage consumers to buy wood products that were grown and processed in the UK has received Government funding to improve the nation's hardwood supply chain.

No companies examined by WWF could provide provide evidence that they had carried out 'sufficient due diligence' in their timber sourcing

UK consumers 'in the dark' over timber provenance

British consumers are being 'kept in the dark' about the sourcing practices of some of the UK's largest timber users, according to a new report from WWF.

Karelia is home to one of Europe's last great forests

IKEA's FSC certificate suspended for poor forestry practices in Russia

Furniture giant IKEA has had its forest management certificate suspended for its operations in Karelia, Russia, after the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) revealed concerns with poor forestry practices.

EXCLUSIVE: Complex supply chains 'no excuse' for poor traceability says APP

Timber product supply chains are notoriously complex but this cannot be used as an excuse to avoid the issue of deforestation and unsustainable practices, says Asia Pulp and Paper's (APP) Aida Greenbury.

B&Q's flagship eco-store in New Malden

Time is of the essence for sustainable supply chains, says B&Q

Finding enough time to ensure supply chains are fully sustainable is one of the central challenges facing companies, according to B&Q senior sustainability manager George Padelopoulos.

Timber companies urged to prepare for new regulations

Timber buyers and traders are being urged to prepare now for the European Timber Regulation (EUTR) in a bid to avoid potential criminal charges.

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