Canfor Pulp Fibre Procurement Policy

Due to the fact Canfor Pulp does not own any forests or forest tenures ourselves, Canfor Pulp relies entirely on others to manage the forests. However it is essential for us to ensure that the suppliers we source fibre from are practicing responsible forestry and production practices. Therefore we require that all our suppliers of wood fibre agree to meet or exceed our minimum standards for supplying fibre. These standards include:

  • No illegally harvested wood
  • No wood harvested in violation of traditional and civil rights
  • No wood harvested in forests where high conservation values are threatened by forest management activities
  • No wood harvested in forests being converted to plantations
  • No wood harvested in forests where genetically modified trees are planted
  • No wood from suppliers who are in violation of any of the ILO Core Conventions

Our customer-and their customers, the ultimate users of these products, want to know that they are making well-informed buying choices, and living in a way that puts less stress on the Earth. So in addition to the minimum standards described above, we give preference to companies who can supply us with fibre that originates in forest operations that are certified as being sustainably managed under one of the three main forestry certification standards.