TDUK/ British Retail Consortium Timber Working Group

Timber Development UK and the British Retail Consortium (BRC) are holding a joint timber working-group meeting with their respective committee members

When: Wednesday 29 March, 9:30 – 14:30

Where: Central London

The working group is formed by members of both associations and aims to facilitate information sharing and knowledge exchange on key environment, sustainability and trade issues associated with forest-risk commodities.

This first meeting will serve as a ‘discovery meeting’ to get to know each other and to look at upcoming deforestation legislation, existing timber regulations and a horizon scan for 2023. Invited speakers include DEFRA who will be providing an update on the UK Deforestation Legislation (UK Environment Act) and how the learnings from the UKTR/EUTR feed into the future of this legislation. Sustainability consultancy, 3keel and IBM will also be joining the event to provide an overview on their respective services helping companies achieving sustainable sourcing and reporting.


  • EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR)
  • UK Deforestation Legislation and Environment Act
  • BRC Climate Action Roadmap
  • Retailers’ responses to tackling deforestation
  • Risks, challenges, and solutions

This event is invite only and available to committee members of the Responsible Sourcing Committee. The event is at full capacity. If you would are interested in similar events in the future, please email

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    TDUK and the British Retail Consortium are holding a joint timber working-group meeting.