TITAN GROUP HAS EXPANDED THE AREA OF FSC™-CERTIFED FORESTS
The annual gain of the FSC-certified forests of Titan* Group has made 22% (4.7 million he). This is 85% of the holding’s lease and 8% of all the forest territories in Russia where the responsible forest management is in progress according to requirements of Forest Stewardship Council®.
Titan Group has been operating under the standards of FSC for 15 years. The holding received its first certificate (Forest Management) in 2005 and then further successfully underwent re-certification.
At present Titan Holding has 10 forest management certificates. Every certificate vouches that the company manages its forestry in accordance with 10 world-acknowledged principles and 56 criteria of responsible forest management. Including it observes the rights of the local population and employees, provides reforestation, accounts for Red Book flora and fauna in the lease area as well as ensures preservation of environmentally valuable forest lots.
In 2019, the holding voluntarily allocated, prohibited cuttings and preserved 1.834 hectares of high conservation value forest. The divine taiga lot adjacent to Dvinsko-Pinezhskiy reserve was taken under protection. It is planned to carry out a series of actions on expansion of the existing especially protected natural areas and creation of new ones until 2028.
*FSC License Code: FSC-C016977