5 October 2020
Both Europe and the UK are currently looking into introducing new legislation that will aim to address the issue of illegal deforestation. These new rules will require a higher level of transparency and traceability in the supply chain, for products and their constituent materials, traded within these regions. The details of the specific requirements are yet to be decided.
For more information, please refer to the resources below.
News from the European Parliament:
- Putting an end to EU-driven global deforestation
- Binding legislation needed to stop EU-driven global deforestation, say MEPs
Consultation Hub for the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs:
Article from Leather UK: