Irish Environmental and Social Groups Unite to Demand Removal of Coillte CertificateTags: Ireland, Certifier conflict of interest, Complaints procedures, Plantations, Soil Association Woodmark
The following was submitted by the Irish Environmental and Social Stakeholders' Alliance
Embargo until: 00.01am Monday the 27th of November 2006
An alliance of environmental and social groups from Ireland today sent a detailed and powerful rebuttal of the environmental certification of Coillte, Ireland's largest forestry company, to the Lord Peter Melchett and the Board of the Soil Association, who are responsible for the certificate.
In the rebuttal, the Irish Environmental and Social Stakeholders' Alliance (IESS) slams Irish state forestry company Coillte's record on the environment and social issues...[Continue]