The international market for wood products is highly competitive; from flooring to furniture, plywood, lumber and more.
Heavy demand drives illegal logging practices leading to lasting – and often irreversible – social, environmental and ecological consequences.
Although the timber industry is highly regulated, according to a 2019 article by the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), Interpol reports that trade in illegally harvested timber accounts for between USD$51 billion and USD$152 billion annually.
Consumers who are less willing to overlook illegal practices are demanding accountability from beginning to end.
Forestry Timber, in its 30-year history, has committed to using only legally-sourced timber from sustainably managed forests.