Welcome to the CPET website
This website provides online information on how to meet the UK Government’s Timber Procurement Policy, the EU Timber Regulation and the Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Regulation. Central Point of Expertise on Timber Procurement (CPET) is funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and is operated by Efeca as the lead delivery partner, contracted by Defra through the LTS managed FGMC consortium - a team with wide experience in advising on responsible purchasing.
The CPET website provides detailed information and advice on how public sector buyers and their suppliers can meet the UK Government’s timber procurement policy requirements in practice. In addition, we provide information here on our website for everyone involved in production, purchasing and trading of timber and timber-derived products on both the EU Timber Regulation (which became applicable as of March 2013) and the FLEGT regulation.
The entire London 2012 Olympic Park development has achieved dual project certification from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) schemes for its timber usage - the first dual project certification in the world. Read more.
When London bid to host the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games it pledged to set new standards for sustainable development. One of the objectives of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) was that all timber used would come from legal and sustainable sources in compliance with the UK Government’s timber procurement policy for the public sector, as defined by CPET. Read more...
Information on this website is provided for general use and its use is not restricted, though it carries no warranty.