Exova BM TRADA Forest Products

Forest products chain of custody certification 

For forest products that are not FSC® or PEFC™ certified.


About the Exova BM TRADA Forest Products scheme

Exova BM TRADA has developed its own chain of custody scheme that recognises that there are certification schemes and forest management initiatives operating in various parts of the world where currently there is no route to market for products because of the absence of independent verification of chain of custody.

As part of the development process some of these initiatives may have undergone verification by independent forestry consultants to determine if they would comply, for example, with the UK Government’s Timber Procurement Policy for timber products that are “legal and progressing towards sustainability”. Exova BM TRADA has developed a scheme that seeks to support such initiatives and provide unaccredited certification under our Forest Products scheme.
Certification schemes & verification programmes
Schemes and forest products recognised by Exova BM TRADA Forest Products certification:
  • Certification schemes:
    • Canadian Standards Association (CSA) 
    • Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTTC) 
    • Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) 
  • Verification programmes:
    • Bureau Veritas Origin & Legality Du Bois (OLB)
    • Certisource Programme
    • Forest Law Enforcement Governance & Trade (FLEGT)
    • Rainforest Alliance Standard for Verification of Legal Origin
    • Rainforest Alliance Standard for Verification of Legal Compliance
    • Rainforest Alliance Smartstep Programme
    • SGS Timber Legality & Traceability Verification Programme (TLTV)
    • SGS Mandatory Legal Timber Validation Programme (MLTV)
    • SGS Voluntary Legal Timber Validation Programme (VLTV)
    • SVLK Timber Legality Assurance System (TLAS)
    • The Forest Trust Members Programme
    • Wood Tracking Program (WTP) and Legal Verification Services (LVS)
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