National forest products procurement policy; required for central government procurement officials; recommended to local authorities.
Geographical Areas of Interest
Supply Chain Focus
Requires suppliers to compile and retain information about the country of origin, species and contact details of their suppliers (requirement is mandatory for basic products such as logs, sawnwood, veneer, plywood).
Evidence of legality or sustainable forest management is required. These guarantees must be obtained through a process that includes third-party verification.
Does not include definition of legality; procurement managers are required to refer to existing tools such as forest certification systems, ecolabels, or the supplying countries that could define which legislation is relevant. Requires compliance with CITES.
Procurement managers are required to refer to existing tools such as forest certification systems or ecolabels. Does not include a definition of sustainability.