Sustainability

Good governance the key to reverse forest loss and degradation
||
The 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference - COP27 took place in Egypt this month, marking another important milestone in our fight against climate change. COP27 seeks to accelerate global climate action through emissions reduction, scaled-up adaptation efforts and enhanced flows of appropriate finance. As we saw in Glasgow last...
continue reading
Supply chain maps
||,
This free interactive step-by-step toolkit will help you complete Due Diligence on your timber imports, and comes with a free reporting template to get you started.
continue reading
Agent Declaration Form
||,
For Agent members to complete
continue reading
timber forest
Annual RPP Summary Returns 2022
||,
This free interactive step-by-step toolkit will help you complete Due Diligence on your timber imports, and comes with a free reporting template to get you started.
continue reading
MP letter template – Support Jerome Mayhew MP’s embodied carbon bill
||,
In the build-up to Jerome Mayhew MP’s ten-minute rule bill on regulating embodied carbon, we are encouraging members of the timber industry to write to their MPs in support of this bill.
continue reading
TDUK – Our vision – Global Market Conference – 2 November 2022
||, , ,
TDUK chief executive David Hopkins, who led proceedings with an introduction to this exciting new organisation, which set to take a central place in the ecosystem as it embraces the entire supply chain.
continue reading
Raise awareness of timber’s sustainability benefits
||, ,
More timber must be used in construction projects to help create a net-zero carbon construction supply chain, says a recent report from the Environmental Audit Committee. TDUK’s David Hopkins explains how timber merchants and the wider supply chain can unite to make this goal a reality. A new report from...
continue reading
The Current and Prospective Packaging Waste Regulations
||,
The current packaging waste regulations, under the principle of shared producer responsibility, is a complex system with which members of Timber Development UK interact at multiple junctures. This document has outlined the ways in which the current regulations legally and financially affect Timber Development UK members, namely in their packaging...
continue reading
Timber Development UK signs Anti-Greenwash Charter
||
Timber Development UK (TDUK) has signed up to The Anti-Greenwash Charter as the next step in its sustainability journey. The Charter is sponsored by the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP), and requires organisations to make a public declaration to uphold good standards of marketing practice, adopt a Green Claims...
continue reading
Assessing the Carbon-Related Impacts and Benefits of Timber in Construction
||, ,
This paper explains how to account for carbon in timber buildings and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) by rigorously applying the latest European Standards and the RICS Professional Statement on Whole Life Carbon Assessment in the built environment.
continue reading