In a keynote speech at a Construction News sustainable supply chains conference Paul outlined Bovis Lend Lease’s procurement strategy to only procure timber and wood products that had Forest Stewardship Council chain of custody. Here is how it was reported by CN. Lend Lease led the industry in tackling issues over the provenance of imported timber.
No forest management accreditation system is without its critics but today FSC remains the “gold standard”, and without a doubt standards all over the world have improved. The decision on FSC only policy has stood the test of time, and numerous suppliers have benefited with sales orders from other customers who subsequently required the same standard.