We monitor the origin of the wood, and, if necessary, supply chain information is shared with our customers

Environmental policy

Rygene – Smith & Thommesen Environmental policy of wood raw material we use is purchased and harvested in accordance with the legislation and statutory regulations of all respective countries in accordance with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC™).

 

We monitor the origin of the wood and, if necessary,  supply chain information is shared with our customers.

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 programmes or sites which have been determined by the authorities to be excluded from felling, for example:

 

  • Illegally harvested wood
  • Wood harvested in violation of traditional or civil rights
  • Wood harvested in forests where high conservation values are
    threatened by management activities
  • Wood harvested in forests being converted to plantations or
    non-forest use
  • Wood from forests in which genetically modified trees have been planted