Suspect timber firms lobby for certified wood ‘green lane’ in draft EU anti-deforestation law

09.11.2021 Influential timber industry group run by firms guilty of logging and wood trading abuses calls for proposed EU rules to wave through wood certified by dubious sustainability schemes

FSC hall of shame: The ethical wood label’s long line of scandals

25.10.2021 The Forest Stewardship Council label is supposed to guarantee products are sustainably sourced, sadly it is not always the case

NGOs urge ‘immediate’ reform at ethical wood label to fight global deforestation

25.10.2021 Open letter signed by environmental and civil society organisations accuses the Forest Stewardship Council of failing to protect forests and indigenous groups

Open letter: FSC is no longer fit for purpose and must urgently reform

25.10.2021 NGOs and civil society groups urge the ethical wood label to instigate serious change of its practices

Ikea, FSC actions on Siberia illegal logging scandal are a start. In our climate crisis, they must do much more

06.09.2021 Swedish retail giant and green timber label have moved to address problem of illegal sanitary felling in eastern Russia, but their measures must go further

Ikea's House of Horrors

15.07.2021 Ikea has for years sold children's furniture made from wood linked to vast illegal logging in protected forests in Russia.

The illegal Russian wood hidden inside Ikea children’s furniture

15.07.2021 A new Earthsight investigation unpacks Ikea's latest illegal timber problem

Taiga King: Russian court lets off timber tycoon who admitted bribes

23.12.2020 BM Group chief Alexander Pudovkin walks free after case dismissed

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