1 - 25 of 131 results for "Audit"
  • Forestry
  • Fri Sep 23 08:10:29 CEST 2016

British Columbia Forest Practices Board auditsTumbler Ridge and Little Prairie community forest licenses

Two community forest licences held by the Tumbler Ridge Community Forest Corp. and Little Prairie Community Forest Inc. will be audited, starting Sept ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Fri Oct 11 15:34:05 CEST 2013

FSC audit at Karelia

Forest Karelia news portal reports that the company NEPcon will conduct an FSC audit on all forest areas which are rented by Swedwood Karelia, a daughter company of the Swedish timber concern Swedwood, which is a part of IKEA ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Tue Dec 10 07:39:06 CET 2013

DLH successfully passes EUTR audit

On Thursday 5 December, the Danish Competent Authority visited the head office of DLH Group in Copenhagen in order to conduct a routine EUTR audit, the company said in a press release ... [more...]

  • Interior
  • Tue Sep 05 10:09:38 CEST 2017

Bierson Corporation signs license agreement with Välinge

.  With the commitment to be at the forefront of innovation through process auditing, Bierson finds Threespine® to be a solution that enhances efficiency and quality in the 3D laminate component industry ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Wed Feb 22 07:32:05 CET 2017

Sumitomo Forestry acquires large stake Edge Homes Group

Sumitomo Forestry announced completion of acquisition of 70% of equity shares in Edge Homes Group for the price of approximately USD 63 million (will be adjusted by audited financial results ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Wed Apr 26 07:23:17 CEST 2017

Brazil: Inspection of wood transport in Mato Grosso State

. Another proposal made at the meeting was to conduct immediate audits on seized timber suspected of being illegal before the police ‘infraction report’ is issued because once an ‘infraction report’ is issued it can take from three ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Wed Nov 25 13:37:05 CET 2015

Resolute regains FSC certification in Ontario

. The certificate had been temporarily suspended in January 2014 following an audit by Rainforest Alliance. Back then, Resolute lost the FSC certification for 6,7 million hectares of Boreal Forest in Quebec and Ontario ... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • Tue Feb 21 08:20:59 CET 2017

Sustainable Biomass Partnership to suspend PwC as certification body

. PwC shall, however, continue to conduct surveillance audits for existing clients during the period of suspension."PwC was approved as a third party SBP certification body in May 2016 ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Mon Jul 20 11:30:28 CEST 2015

China adopts new forest certification regulation

. The main impact of the new regulation will be upon the certification bodies auditing FSC certificate holders – who must also become accredited to undertake audits to CFCC standards – but the certific ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Mon Jan 25 11:12:47 CET 2016

Holzindustrie Schweighofer receives new FSC certificate

Holzindustrie Schweighofer has implemented a FSC® Chain of Custody Multi-Site Certificate (FSC-STD-40-004 V2-1 and FSC-STD-40-005 V2-1). All procedures have again been successfully audited, as the company said in a press release ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Fri Jul 03 15:08:48 CEST 2015

China rolls out new national regulations for forest certification

The Chinese State Forest Administration (SFA) and the Certification and Administration of People's Republic of China (CNCA), the main body for controlling and auditing certification in China, have introduced a new set of Forest Certification Regulations tha ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Wed May 21 09:24:48 CEST 2014

Resolute sues Rainforest Alliance after FSC certificate suspension

. Now the Canadian news site reports that Resolute is suing Rainforest Alliance because of 'an unflattering audit of its logging practices'. Resolute claims that the audit is biased and riddled with errors ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Thu Apr 06 15:35:38 CEST 2017

Danish authorities warn teak importers

. This, once again, raises questions on whether it is currently possible for importers of timber from Myanmar to satisfy the EU Timber Regulation. NepCon says Danish authorities audited some companies that had imported teak from Myanmar after being alerte ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Wed Aug 13 10:31:13 CEST 2014

Södra renews FSC certificate

Södra has received a renewed forest management certificate for FSC for the next five years. An external audit has been carried out, and more than 60 properties have been reviewed in 2014 ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Mon Feb 06 11:25:23 CET 2017

The Russian government to consider imposing export duties on lumber with a low degree of processing

Vladimir Putin approved a list of instructions following an audit conducted by the Presidential Control Directorate on the use, protection and regeneration of forests, and timber turnover, reports the Presid ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Mon Jan 16 13:41:41 CET 2017

FSC Board approves plan to address false claims in the FSC system

. The set of actions compliments the newly revised CoC standard.   These actions include rapid transaction audits by Accreditation Services International (ASI); ASI-initiated investigations performed by certification bodies; creation of a mechanism f ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Thu Jun 23 11:05:27 CEST 2016

Schweighofer's FSC certificate temporarily suspended

. Holzindustrie Schweighofer said in a press release that it invites NGOs, FSC and its accreditation body ASI, as well as other stakeholder groups to co-operate in this audit, in order to develop and implement a transparent, sustainable solu ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Tue Jun 23 11:35:26 CEST 2015

PEFC certificate for Holzindustrie Schweighofer confirmed

Following recent media scandal , Austria's Holzindustrie Schweighofer has requested an immediate audit from the certifying body Holzforschung Austria, Vienna, at the company's sawmill locations in Romania ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Tue Apr 26 15:47:56 CEST 2016

EU and Indonesia launch first ever FLEGT licensing scheme

. In 2002, just 20% of Indonesia’s timber was legal. Today, over 90% of Indonesia’s timber exports are from independently audited factories and forests ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Wed Feb 11 09:51:50 CET 2015

SCA’s CEO steps down after media scandal

. Also, a criminal investigation and two special audits of the corporate flights were launched in Sweden on the allegations. Jan Johansson said that due to these investigations, his ability to focus on the business has been reduced, as in the last months h ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Tue Sep 27 13:18:47 CEST 2016

FLEGT licensing follows concerted effort to rollout SVLK

. The announcement follows a concerted effort to rollout the SVLK system throughout Indonesia’s forest products sector. The latest report by the EU-Indonesia VPA Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) in May shows the SVLK system had certified 23 million hectares of forest and that all larg ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Mon Sep 19 15:31:12 CEST 2016

IKEA buys more forests in Romania

. “We implemented many new procedures in the company, once with the start of the preparation for the audit. But besides the consistent requirements related to biodiversity protection in the FSC standard, we also decided to apply two additio ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Wed Jul 02 07:06:05 CEST 2014

Amazonian timber withdrawn from UK DIY stores

. The British company has moved to strengthen its chain of custody audit and has contracted specialists in Brazil to assist with this. ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Fri Nov 21 10:04:42 CET 2014

Södra renews PEFC certificate

. An external audit has been completed and over 60 properties have been reviewed in 2014. The audit includes social, environmental and production-related issues. PEFC ™-certificate means that forestry is con ... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • Tue Jul 19 15:03:21 CEST 2016

Rougier refutes charges regarding its activities in Cameroon

. The company states that it strictly complies with the legal frameworks applying to its activities and all the forest sites managed in Cameroon are therefore audited each year by independent third parties and are fully certified ... [more...]