The European forest-based value chain issues position on forest management and sustainable investments

In the context of the European Commission’s ongoing work on developing a classification system for sustainable investments, the organisations representing the European forest-based bioeconomy value chain have issued a joint statement on the role of forest management in the proposed taxonomy regulation, notably on the first round of climate mitigation activities drawn up by the Commission’s Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG).

The joint statement was signed by the Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF), Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), the European State Forest Association (Eustafor), Copa Cogega (European farmers and agri-cooperatives), Bioenergy Europe, European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry (EOS) and the European Confederation of Woodworking Industries (CEI-BOIS).

To read the statement (pdf) please click here