This article is guest authored by Mari Momii of Deep Green Consulting.
The Forest Legality Initiative is a multi-stakeholder program led by the World Resources Institute.
Our goal is to reduce illegal logging and support the supply of legal forest products.
This FLA case study looks at community forestry in Honduras.
This case study examines IKEA's risk management approach in China.
Many countries have enacted log export ban policies to protect forests or to bolster their domestic timber industry.
The Sustainable Procurement Guide and resources were developed to assist sustainability officers and business procurement managers, especially major purchasers of wood and paper-based products lacking “in-house” forest and forestry expertise.
The Risk Tool provides country- and species-focused information to help buyers and importers understand the legal context of the products they buy. The tool helps save time and money in the process of conducting due care and due diligence.