Sustainable timber sources running out
Businesses should invest in sustainable forest management to secure timber stocks as supplies in many countries are on the verge of exhaustion, WWF has warned.
Without urgent action, UK businesses that have failed to adequately plan for continuity of their timber resource could be left exposed with fewer commercial options, the NGO said in a new report.
Global demand for timber is expected to triple by 2050 due to a growing appetite in developing economies for wood and paper products, WWF said. National targets for the use of bioenergy will also have a significant impact on ...