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The Weekender: Greenwashed Timber

The Weekender features a longer form article from a reputable source. We select articles that discuss issues and opportunities we deem just off the radar for many business people, students, and faculty. Sit back and enjoy. Have a great weekend!

Greenwashed Timber: How Sustainable Forest Certification Has Failed (Yale360)

By Richard Conniff

"Sooner or later, industry will have to face up to the painful reality that it needs a far more rigorous forest certification scheme, combined with governmental regulation — for instance, to stop those land conversions — if it wants there to be any forests left to profit from in the future."

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