FAIRWOOD procurement: Why procure Fairwood?Fairwood contributes to biodiversity conservation and reduces the impact on global warming
In sustainably-managed forests, the forest regeneration is adequately facilitated. This means that in these forests, even if trees are logged and used for wood products, the overall CO2 emission level does not rise (compared to the forests not managed sustainably). Managing forests sustainably also helps maintain the vital role of forests that are public assets and contributes to biodiversity conservation through nurturing diverse life forms, protecting water sources, and preventing sediment disaster, etc.
Fairwood is at the forefront of the movement developed from the green procurement
The government and large housing manufacturers have started to try to ensure the legality and sustainability of wood products, through "green procurement" policy. Fairwood procurement is a more advanced form of the existing policy, and allows you to procure timber in a manner that encompasses even more advanced environmental and social issues.
Fairwood provides a reference for consumers in choosing wood products
Increasingly, more consumers are choosing to purchase products that contribute to the environment and to society. Those people are purchasing from companies that are making truly meaningful effort in this area, rather than those that merely appear to be environmentally friendly as a corporate brand image. Fairwood procurement can be a reference for those consumers in choosing wood products.
How to implement Fairwood procurement
Fairwood procurement starts with identifying your current situation regarding the timber or paper you are procuring, and takes the following steps:
Identification of the current situation - Development of the procurement policy - Procurement of legal timber - Procurement of timber from the forests that are moving towards sustainable management - Procurement of timber from sustainable forests
|Step 0||Development of the Fairwood procurement policy|
|Step 1||Development of the list of timber currently procured and creation of a database containing relevant information of the timber|
|Step 2||Evaluation of the risk level regarding the timber procured|
|Step 3||Investigation into the timber source and evaluation of the risk|
|Step 4||Identification of the supply chain back to the original forest|
|Step 5||Risk management through ensuring the legality and sustainability of the timber at the end source|
|Step 6||Examination of the implementation and information disclosure|
|Step 7||Development of the road map and the action plan|