NEPcon LLC confirms that ICE Titan LLC and Saw Mill 25 CJSC were estimated and certified for the compliance with requirements of standard PEFC ST 2002:2013 “Chain of Custody of Forest Based Products – Requirements”.
Beside this, Lukovetskles LLC (Kholmogorskiy district), the second logging enterprise of holding, passed the corresponding audit and was certified for the compliance with requirements of standard PEFC-RUSSIA–ST–01–2015 (certificate registration code NC-PEFC\FM - 032103).
As reported earlier, the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes (PEFC) is the willful confirmation of compliance, guarantying that the wood products are produced from objectively certified forests in accordance with the general European criteria and requirements.
The important advantage of PEFC RUSSIA system is the full compliance with national legislation of Russian Federation and its international obligations focused on rational use, preservation and regeneration of forest resources.
Additionally to this, ICE Titan LLC and Saw Mill 25 CJSC already have FSC™-certificate (FSC License Code: FSC-C016977).
Guided by the Russian forest legislation, taking into account the provisions of the current and draft of new national standard of FSC forest management, the GC Titan is developing a Forest Management Strategy on leased forest areas for the period up to 2025, where WWF Russia and Greenpeace Russia as an expert were invited to participate in the development.
Confirming its commitment to the principles of sustainable environmentally and socially responsible development, the Titan holding supported the creation of the Dvina-Pinega reserve in the area between the Northern Dvina and Pinega at the area of not less than 350 th. ha, where a significant part of the forest areas leased by the GC Titan is located. The Verkhneyulovskiy reserve will be another - the sixth - specially protected natural area in the Arkhangelsk region in the area of the holding's lease.