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Towards the use of responsibletonewood<br />Regulations, opportunities and challenges<br />
The Forest Trust<br />TFT is a global non-profit organizationthathelpscompanies and communitiesdeliverresponsibleproducts ...
We work on the ground (75% of our staff  are experts working in the field)
Environmental and social expertise
A business minded non-profit focusing on products and supply chains
Making the connection between business and civil society</li></li></ul><li>Our Model<br />
Deforestation issues<br />13 million hectares of tropical forests are clearedeveryyear<br /><ul><li>Soilpreservation
Biodiversityconservation
Climateregulation
Water cycle control
Protection of local populations
Every minute, 20 foootballfields of tropical forest are cleared due tohumanactivity:</li></ul>	- Agriculture<br />	- Wood ...
Le processus « FLEGT » : pourquoi ?<br />Riau, Sumatra 2002<br />
Le processus « FLEGT » : pourquoi ?<br />Riau, Sumatra, 2005<br />
Le processus « FLEGT » : pourquoi ?<br />Riau, Sumatra (2015)<br />
Whatis a responsiblewoodproduct ?<br /><ul><li>Traceablefrom the product back to the tree
Sustainableforest management
Respect  for social and environmental standards in the factory</li></li></ul><li>Le processus « FLEGT » : pourquoi ?<br />...
VPA : VoluntaryPartnership Agreement<br />Le processus « FLEGT » : comment ?<br />
<ul><li>Informative mission to the production countries</li></ul>VPA : VoluntaryPartnership Agreement<br />1<br /><ul><li>...
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TFT update on current regulations and initiatives for the MI industry - Marine Gauthier

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Tonal Innovation Center (TONIC) hosted the second annual International Musical Instruments Seminar in Joensuu, Finland on 14th September- 16th September 2011.

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TFT update on current regulations and initiatives for the MI industry - Marine Gauthier

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  2. 2. Towards the use of responsibletonewood<br />Regulations, opportunities and challenges<br />
  3. 3. The Forest Trust<br />TFT is a global non-profit organizationthathelpscompanies and communitiesdeliverresponsibleproducts – productsthatpreserve the environment and respect people’slives<br /><ul><li> 100 employees in 14 offices around the world
  4. 4. We work on the ground (75% of our staff are experts working in the field)
  5. 5. Environmental and social expertise
  6. 6. A business minded non-profit focusing on products and supply chains
  7. 7. Making the connection between business and civil society</li></li></ul><li>Our Model<br />
  8. 8. Deforestation issues<br />13 million hectares of tropical forests are clearedeveryyear<br /><ul><li>Soilpreservation
  9. 9. Biodiversityconservation
  10. 10. Climateregulation
  11. 11. Water cycle control
  12. 12. Protection of local populations
  13. 13. Every minute, 20 foootballfields of tropical forest are cleared due tohumanactivity:</li></ul> - Agriculture<br /> - Wood exploitation (construction, paper, industry)<br /> - Road construction<br /> - Mining<br /><ul><li>Atthis rate, therewillbeno tropical forests standing in 2030</li></li></ul><li>Le processus « FLEGT » : pourquoi ?<br />Riau, Sumatra 2000<br />
  14. 14. Le processus « FLEGT » : pourquoi ?<br />Riau, Sumatra 2002<br />
  15. 15. Le processus « FLEGT » : pourquoi ?<br />Riau, Sumatra, 2005<br />
  16. 16. Le processus « FLEGT » : pourquoi ?<br />Riau, Sumatra (2015)<br />
  17. 17. Whatis a responsiblewoodproduct ?<br /><ul><li>Traceablefrom the product back to the tree
  18. 18. Sustainableforest management
  19. 19. Respect for social and environmental standards in the factory</li></li></ul><li>Le processus « FLEGT » : pourquoi ?<br />FLEGT : theeuropean version of Laceyact<br />« FLEGT » : <br />Forest Law Enforcement and Trade<br />The europeanresponse to the global issue of illegallogging and trade of illegaltimber<br />
  20. 20. VPA : VoluntaryPartnership Agreement<br />Le processus « FLEGT » : comment ?<br />
  21. 21. <ul><li>Informative mission to the production countries</li></ul>VPA : VoluntaryPartnership Agreement<br />1<br /><ul><li>Negociationwith the volunteer countries</li></ul>2<br /><ul><li>VoluntaryPartnership Agreement</li></ul>3<br /><ul><li>Implementing action plans in the production country</li></ul>4<br /><ul><li>« FLEGT » licenseisgiven for everyshipmentfromthis country</li></ul>5<br /><ul><li>Importation isallowed in the EU after the licenseiscontrolled by custom authorities</li></ul>6<br />
  22. 22. VPA : VoluntaryPartnership Agreement<br />
  23. 23. Le processus « FLEGT » : les limites<br />What about the otherproducing countries<br />Privatesector’sresponsibilities<br />EUTR (EU TimberRegulation)<br />03/03/2013<br />
  24. 24. European Union TimberRegulation<br />Distinction between operating and trading<br />Forests<br />Intermediaries<br />Supplier out of EU<br />Operating<br />Instrument manufacturer<br />Forests<br />Intermediaries<br />Supplier within EU<br />Instrument manufacturer<br />Trading<br />
  25. 25. European Union TimberRegulation<br />Operating actorsneed to justifytheirtimberlegality by implementing a DDS System (Due Diligence System)<br />Phase 3: Risk management<br />Stage 2 : analyzing the risks<br />« DDS »<br />Demonstratinglegalitybefore putting the product on the market<br />Stage 1 : collecting the information<br />
  26. 26. FSC<br />European Union TimberRegulation<br />Le règlement européen n° 995/2010 (« EU TR » ou «EU ITR »)<br />Supplychainprogressingtowards certification<br />Operating actorsneed to justifytheirtimberlegality by implementing a DDS System (Due Diligence System)<br />Legallycertifiedsupplychains<br />Known sources but not certified<br />Unknownwoodsupplychains<br />LOW RISK<br />HIGH RISK<br />LEGAL DE FACTO<br />FLEGT licenses<br />
  27. 27. European Union TimberRegulation<br />Tradingactors<br /><ul><li>Knowing the suppliers information
  28. 28. Keeping the information for at least 5 years</li></ul> <br />Trading wood or derived products from illegal and non-sustainable sources :<br /><ul><li>Reputational risk
  29. 29. Handling of stolen goods</li></li></ul><li>The impacts for the music industry<br /><ul><li>Looking for traceability all the way back to the forest
  30. 30. Implementingresponsibleprocurementpolicies
  31. 31. Develop new sources of legal / sustainabletonewood
  32. 32. Look for alternatives</li></ul>Whatbenefits ?<br /><ul><li>Facing the shortage of availabletonewoods
  33. 33. Securingtonewoodsupplychains
  34. 34. Developing a long term vision of the Music Industry</li></li></ul><li>THANK YOU<br />Contact us<br />TFT<br />SwitzerlandPhone: +41 (0) 22 367 94 40Fax: +41 (0) 22 367 94 41<br />Email:info@tft-forests.org<br />Web:www.tft-forests.org<br />

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