Howe Sound Pulp and Paper
Corporation (HSPPC) is committed to
environmentally sound business practices.
To this end, HSPPC has established a Chain of Custody (CoC) &
Controlled Wood System that provides a linkage between certified forests and
the raw material we use in our manufacturing process.
are able to provide the assurance to our customers that we will:
Track the country and district of origin of
our fibre sources.
Track and record the volume of certified fibre from
forests certified by:
Track and record the volume of non-certified
fibre and ensure that best efforts are implemented to avoid trading and
sourcing controversial wood fibre.
This means that all wood fibre:
Originates from a legal and authorized source.
Is harvested with consideration to traditional
or civil rights.
Is not harvested from high conservation value
Does not originate from forests being
converted to non-forest use or from forest containing genetically modified
Maintain a Management System for the tracking
of the fibre, including annual audits and management reviews to ensure the
controls and documentation are effective and maintained.
Communicate information to our customers
regarding the Chain of Custody and certified fibre used in our manufacturing
Mac Palmiere, CEO & President