This publication provides a brief overview of the various forensic methods available to supplement current timber tracking information systems. They can help verify the accuracy of existing documents and increase transparency in the timber trade. Some methods described include:
- DNA analysis
- Stable isotopes
- Microscopic wood species identification
- Remote sensing
- Fiber Analyses
The FLA case study examines Staples' Sustainable Paper Procurement Policy in increasing transparency in its supply chains.
This stakeholder survey gives a sense of the forest legality landscape in late 2012.
Logistics information for FLA meeting attendees.
Agenda for the SGS side event at the FLA meeting.
Agenda for the meeting.
This case study examines IKEA's risk management approach in China.