Gunns Limited is a leader in their commitment to environmental sustainability within the timber industry and beyond. Below is a timeline of achievement and accreditation of Gunns' hardwood environmental certification.December 1998
ISO14001 is a globally respected reference in relation to Environmental Management System implementation and performance. Gunns Limited was Australia's first forestry company to achieve this certification.
The Australian Forestry Standard (AFS - AS4708) is the national benchmark for independent verification of environmental, economic and social sustainability in forest management. Gunns limited was the first company in Australia to achieve this standard.October 2004
The Australian Forest Certification Scheme is mutually recognised under the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes (PEFC), the world's largest sustainability recognition framework. This demonstrates the AFS meets the highest international forest management standards.
The Chain of Custody Standard (AS4707) is the national benchmark for independent verification to guarantee a trace back system from the finished product to the forest. This ensures products from Gunns Limited originate from sustainably managed AFS and PEFC certified forests.
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