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MALAYSIAN TIMBER CERTIFICATION COUNCIL

Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) started operation in January 1999 as an independent organisation to develop and operate the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS).  As a voluntary national scheme, the MTCS provides for independent assessment of forest management practices and audit of timber product manufacturers or exporters to ascertain that the timber products manufactured or exported are sourced from sustainably managed forests. This is to ensure the sustainable management of Malaysia’s natural forest and forest plantations, as well as to meet the demand for certified timber products. The audits are conducted by independent certification body (CB) notified under the MTCS.

The MTCS has been endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) schemes, the largest forest certification programme, representing more than 300 million ha of certified forests worldwide. The MTCS is also the first tropical timber certification scheme in the Asia Pacific region to be endorsed by the PEFC.

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  • 4.33 million ha of PEFC Certified Forest (as of 11 July 2019)
  • 15 FMUs and 7 FPMUs
  • 366 PEFC Certificate for Chain of Custody Holders (as of 30 June 2019)

 

July 31, 2019
MTCC 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE

“Pushing Boundaries Advancing Sustainability” “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Arising from the Earth … Continue reading “MTCC 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE”

July 15, 2019
REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON ENQUIRY DRAFT OF THE MALAYSIAN CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Three Regional Consultations on EnquiryDraft of the MC&I Forest Management Certification were conducted in … Continue reading “REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON ENQUIRY DRAFT OF THE MALAYSIAN CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT SYSTEM”

June 17, 2019
REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON ENQUIRY DRAFT OF THE MALAYSIAN CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION

In reference to the on-going Public Consultation on the Enquiry Draft version of the Malaysian … Continue reading “REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON ENQUIRY DRAFT OF THE MALAYSIAN CRITERIA AND INDICATORS FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION”

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