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FSC® and PEFC Audit

Here at Richard Burbidge, we have recently had our FSC® and PEFC chain of custody certification audit. The audit was extremely positive with no non-conformances raised. We are delighted with this result.

We are happy to prove once again that we are dedicated to sourcing sustainable timber through internationally recognised forest management schemes.

To support this our recently appointed Environmental Action Group is helping to drive our sustainability agenda and reduce our environmental impact. The team has recently carried out FSC® awareness training to increase understanding of timber sustainability across all functions of the business. Richard Burbidge is also ISO 14001:2015 accredited which demonstrates a high standard of control of its environmental impacts and management system.

Shawn Griffiths, EHSQ & Facilities Leader at Richard Burbidge said: “Our timber certification accreditations FSC® and PEFC, are both nationally and internationally recognised and are independently audited for compliance. Purchasing timber from FSC® and PEFC forest management compliance schemes are key to our business. They help maintain a balance on the global supply of this highly renewable product due to the sustainability (replanting and regrowth of natural forests) and the wider ecological approach these schemes provide.”

Sourcing sustainable timber for many has become the leading consideration when purchasing timber products and we believe the FSC® and PEFC forest management schemes offers the reassurance to our environmentally aware customers when purchasing timber products.

When you purchase from Richard Burbdige, please ask for FSC® or PEFC products and you can be assured you are purchasing from a company with a proud history of environmental commitment both locally and globally.

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