Wal-Mart seeking to source certified woods

Combs, Heath E.
July 2008
Furniture/Today;7/28/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 46, p165
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the move of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to phase out illegal wood sources in its supply chain by collaborating with the Global Forest and Trade Network (GFTN) of the World Wildlife Fund in the U.S. Wal-Mart plans to increase the proportion of credibly certified sourced wood products for its stores in the country. According to the article, Wal-Mart should encourage suppliers to take further steps to ensure their wood products come from legally harvested sources.


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