Wood Agencies Ltd are at the fore-front of the campaign to
protect the environment as illustrated by the fact that we are
the 1st Timber Importer in Ireland to be Certified under The
Forest Products Chain of Custody Certification Scheme to
import and distribute Certified Timber Products.
Abbey Wood Agencies are members of TRADA (Timber Research and
Development Association) and have appointed TRADA as our
auditors and advisors on the implementation of the Chain of
Abbey Wood Agencies have Chain of Custody for the following
Covered under Forest Products Chain of Custody Certification
Certificate Numbers BMT-COC-0041, TT-COC-2072, BMT-PEFC-0183
• FSC - Forest Stewardship Council
• PEFC - Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification
• CSA - Canadian Standards Association
• SFI - Sustainable Forest Initiative
• MTCC – Malaysian Timber Certifictaion Council
• Pallisco/CIFM – Community Involvement in Forest Management
• IFO – Industrie Forestiere de Ouesso
• SIFORCO – Societe Industrielle Et Forestiere Du Congo
WOODS COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT
The company recognises and accepts its
responsibility to the global environment, its customers,
suppliers and staff.
The company is committed to purchasing its timber from well
managed and above all, legal & Sustainable sources.
3. The company will not source any timber
species prohibited under appendix 1 of the convention of
International trade in Endangered Species (cites).
4. We recognise that independent
certification of forests and the process chain is the
most useful tool in providing assurances that the timber comes from legal and well-managed
forests. Abbey Woods will request and record its suppliers Chain of Custody details that relate to their
production and raw material.
5. Abbey Woods will avoid misleading and
unsubstantiated environmental claims in relation to wood
6. Abbey Woods will ensure that
environmental issues relevant to their Environmental
policy are discussed regularly at the highest level of management. Staff are
trained and encouraged to act in accordance with this policy.
7. Abbey Woods Chain of Custody is
regularly audited by BM TRADA.
WOODS – GOOD FOR WOOD