Rygene – Smith & Thommesen shall apply wood raw material that is purchased and harvested in accordance with the Norwegian and EU ETR legislation and statutory regulations of all respective countries in accordance with the relevant forest certification.
We monitor the origin of the wood and if necessary, the supply chain information is shared with our customers. We do not use raw material that cannot be traced to its origin. We will ensure sufficient resources to maintain the PEFC and FSC management system and maintain effective routines and good competence of the personnel involved.
We do not cut down or accept wood which has been harvested contrary to the relevant authorities’ instructions in statutory protected forests, areas included in nature conservation programs or sites which have been determined by the authorities to be excluded from felling, for example:
Rygene – Smith & Thommesen shall have awareness of substantiated internal and external concerns on all areas.