Monthly Archives: September 2010

GIBSON GUITARS COMMITS TO FSC AND PROMISES ELIMINATION OF ILLEGAL TIMBER FROM SUPPLY CHAIN

FSC commitment follows investigation of Madagascan rosewood purchases under Lacey Act
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SURVEY REVEALS WIDESPREAD IGNORANCE OF ILLEGAL TIMBER USE IN THE UK

50% of consumers are unaware that the wood used in products on the UK market may have originated from illegal logging.
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FIRST FSC-CERTIFIED AFRICAN BLACKWOOD DELIVERED TO UK CLARINET MAKER HANSON

Up to 50 FSC instruments to be manufactured by Hanson Clarinets
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UK GOVERNMENT DROPS ILLEGAL TIMBER COMMITMENT

Due Diligence legislation will not be backed up by UK law
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