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Memberships & Recognitions

Certification and collaborations

Certification

We believe that independent certification according to internationally-recognised standards provides the best assurance that timber originates from responsible managed forests and that companies along supply chain operate in a responsible way.

FSC® Chain of Custody (CoC) certification

Widely recognised as the “gold standard” for responsible forest management, FSC enjoys support from a broad range of leading businesses and NGOs. We recognise other schemes but preference FSC where possible.

PEFC Chain of Custody certification

PEFC promotes sustainable forest management and adopts a “bottom up approach”. It is a non-profit, umbrella organisation that endorses national forest certification schemes.

BM TRADA Forest Products certification

Certification according to BM Trada Forest Products Chain of Custody standard enables us to trade other certified and legally verified material. Recognised schemes include: Bureau Veritas Origin & Legality Du Bois (OLB)

  • Rainforest Alliance Verification of Legal Compliance (VLC)
  • Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTTC)
  • Canadian Standards Association (CSA) )
  • Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)

Timber Development UK

TDUK Responsible Purchaser

As a TDUK member, it is a requirement to commit to responsible sourcing, implement a due diligence system and reporting annually on progress, which is independently audited.

Woodsure certification

The UK’s only woodfuel quality assurance scheme. Trust Woodsure certified suppliers for reliable, high-quality wood fuels.

Memberships

Membership with the below associations provides Brooks Bros with a platform to advocate for improved sustainability practices in the timber industry. It also provides us with information that enables us to be more efficient and effective.

Timber Development UK

Timber Development UK (TDUK) membership

Timber Development UK was formed in 2021 from the merger of two of the largest and longest established organisations in the supply chain, the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA). By bringing these two associations together, TDUK has become the largest; most comprehensive supply chain body in the UK, spanning from sawmill to specifier and all points in between. As an organisation, TDUK seeks to connect the supply chain, lead best practice, and accelerate a low-carbon future; empowering timber design, and acting as an agent of change towards more sustainable, low carbon forms of construction.

Contract Flooring Association (CFA) membership

Represents flooring contractors, manufacturers, distributors and consultants, CFA promotes the highest standards of professionalism, safety and training.

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