Our modern approach to timber certification means your product is certified. Anything else just means the supply chain is certified.
CertiSource is a widely recognised timber legality verification system, offering ‘verified legal’ timber certification for any species of timber from any location in Indonesia. We use only independent ISO accredited Certification Bodies to audit timber legality against the CertiSource Standard, policies and procedures (the ‘CertiSource Legality Assessment System’).
Our system is unique. Anyone can trace individual products back through the supply chain to a verified forest concession, enabling an itemised check on product legality. Please visit our verification and product legality label pages for further details.
Trading in CertiSource Verified Legal Timber product will demonstrate compliance with relevant due diligence and due care requirements as legislation to ban illegal logging comes into force in the EU, Australia and the USA.
For further information on CertiSource, download these FAQs:
The Central Point of Expertise on Timber Procurement (CPET) include CertiSource in their recent overview of legality verification systems.
CPET’s website and supporting briefing note also offer advice on legality verification systems in relation to meeting the FLEGT Process, UK Government procurement policy and the EU illegal timber regulation, and includes a comparison of aspects of legality covered by different systems.
The CertiSource Standard for Indonesia v.4.00 has been under review and the system has reverted to CertiSource Legality Standard for Indonesia v.3.02.
We plan to release a new version of series 4 (v.4.01) in early October 2014.
Visit our standard page for more information.
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