Second International Dialogue on Forest Certification
This Dialogue focused on the creation of market conditions that encourage informed choices concerning the acceptability of the increasing growing forest certification systems in the marketplace.
Nussbaum, R and M Simula. 2004. Forest Certification: A review of impacts and assessment frameworks.The Forests Dialogue.
Support and Background Materials
Certification Scheme Assessments
Asessing forest certification schemes: a practical guide. Proforest, January 2002.
Comparative Matrix of Forest Certification. Confederation of European Paper Iindustries (CEPI), November 2001.
Footprints in the forest: Current practice and future challenges in forest certification. FERN, February 2004.
Forest Certification Systems and the 'Legitimacy' Thresholds Model (LTM). WBCSD Discussion Paper.
Matching Business Values with Forest Certification Systems: A forest certification evaluation tool for buyers. Metafore, July 2004.
Proposing an International Framework for Mutual Recognition: Report of the Working Group on mutual recognition between credible sustainable forest management certification systems and standards. International Forest Industry Roundtable (IFIR), February 2001.
Questionnaire for Assessing the Comprehensiveness of Certification Schemes/Systems (QACC). World Bank-WWF Alliance. May 2003.
Firm Case Studies
IKEA Position on Forestry. IKEA Services AB, January 2003.
The IKEA Way on Purchasing Home Furnishing Products. IKEA Group.
Kingfisher Case Study Prepared for The Forests Dialogue. Kingfisher Group, March 2004.
Procurement of Liquid Packaging Boards. Presentation by Tetra Pak, March 2004.
Responsible Purchasing of Forest Products. George White and Darius Sarshar. WWF Global Forest and Trade Network, 2004.
Supplier Environmental Performance Report Card. Time, Inc., May 2004.
UK Timber Procurement Policy. Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, 2004.
Meeting Summaries and Other Supporting Materials
Creating market conditions for informed choice that accommodate systems and user diversity. Concept Paper prepared for TFD London Preparatory Meeting.
Learning and Forest Certification, Benjamin Cashore. Discussion paper prepared for TFD London preparatory meeting. March 2004.
Summary of Outcomes from London Preparatory Meeting
WWF International (WWF) and The World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Sustainable Forest Products Industry Working Group (WBCSD). Joint Statement on Forest Certification. London, October 19-21, 2004.