- Jam Factory Media Release (1.07MB pdf file)
- Make It Wood - a growing answer to climate change (2.00MB pdf file)
The Make It Wood - Do Your World Some Good campaign promotes the increased use of certified, responsibly sourced wood as a building material.
Wood is unique amongst building materials in that it stores carbon when used in the construction of homes and buildings as flooring, furniture and decking. Up to 50% of wood's dry weight is made up of carbon.
- Make It Wood Photo Competition Entry Form (861kb pdf file)
Win 1 of 3 iPad2 tablets with a wooden cover. You can enter online or by printing off this form and sending it to us with a CD of your photo.
- Planet Ark announces winners of national photo competition (2.01MB pdf file)
Photographs of a former asylum in Queensland, a picturesque jetty in Albany and a magical Tasmanian gorge have been named winners of Planet Ark's national photography competition 'Snap Some Wood'.
The competition is an initiative of Planet Ark's 'Make It Wood - Do Your World Some Good' campaign, which promotes the environmental benefits of using responsibly sourced wood as a building material. Entrants were asked to submit a photo showing the versatility or beauty of wood.
- Planet Ark partners with FWPA to promote sustainable timber as a climate change solution (421kb pdf file)
Planet Ark, one of Australia's leading environmental organisations, is joining forces with Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA), the industry body behind the Wood. Naturally Better.™ program, to encourage the use of sustainably sourced wood.
Presentations Certification Forum 2012
- Armineh Mardirossian, Group Manager, Corporate Responsibility, Woolworths Ltd (809kb pdf file)
Chain of Custody certification programmes
- Chris Taylor, Post Doctorate Research Fellow, Melbourne University (16.81MB pdf file)
Analysing the standards
- Fred Gale, Senior Lecturer, University of Tasmania (2.00MB pdf file)
The evolution of forest certification: a comparative analysis of four countries' experiences
- Jacqueline Fegent-McGeachie, Sustainability Manager, Kimberly-Clark (13.81MB pdf file)
Leveraging FSC certification for maximum impact
- Mark Gomm, Risk/Sustainability Manager, Bunnings/Officeworks (18.92MB pdf file)
Sustainability and growth - businesses can do both
- Natalie Reynolds, CEO, Forest Stewardship Council (8.51MB pdf file)
Market mechanism to drive change
- Nick Bez, Director, Mobium (6.41MB pdf file)
The Australian consumer response to eco-labeling
- Richard Stanton, National Secretary, Australian Forestry Standard (6.75MB pdf file)
Promotion of certification
- Steve Mitchell, Sustainability Programme Manager, Timber Development Association (16.96MB pdf file)
Using certified wood in building construction
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