New probe finds EU demand for oak flooring fuelling corruption and violence in Ukraine

19.12.2019 $35m of timber purchased by major EU parquet flooring manufacturers from two Ukraine firms linked to widespread illegal logging, corruption and business malpractices

African timber from firms linked to bribery, conflict and illegal logging floods into France

05.07.2019  Six years after EU law introduced to curb illegal timber imports, the trade in suspect wood from Africa continues as French authorities fail to act

EU firms buying timber from wanted suspect at centre of $30m Ukrainian bribery case

03.06.2019 A slew of companies are purchasing wood from a supplier owned by the wife of Ukraine’s former forestry chief, even though a criminal case against the couple is ongoing

French firms continue to import high-risk logs from Africa

19.10.2017 Evidence compiled by Earthsight reveals that French companies are importing logs from dictatorships, conflict states and some of the most controversial logging companies

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