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PEFC Ben Gunneberg to address Responsible Wood AGM

Ben Gunneberg

PEFC International CEO Ben Gunneberg will be presenting at the 18th Responsible Wood Annual General Meeting. Responsible Wood CEO, Simon Dorries said he was delighted to welcome Mr Gunneberg who has agreed to address the AGM attendees and provide an update on new PEFC initiatives. Source: Timberbiz

In addition, Responsible Wood will welcome Kellie Northwood, CEO of the Real Media Collective to discuss the Australian Love Paper Campaign and Gib Wettenhall, a recipient of the Responsible Wood Community Grants to address the AGM.

Responsible Wood, Australia’s largest forest certification scheme has announced the ‘Timber Hub’ in Brisbane as the location for its Annual General Meeting to be held Tuesday 19 October 2021.

In March 2021 the ‘Timber Hub’ successfully achieved Responsible Wood project certification with certification body SCS Global Services issuing certification.

Attendance at the meeting will be managed in accordance with current COVID-19 social distance guidelines and requirements.

Responsible Wood will be streaming the meeting using zoom conferencing technology for those members unable to attend in person.

This shift ensures that all participants have been provided with sufficient notice to be able to consider the agenda, review the information, and decide whether to re-register a proxy vote or attend the meeting.

The event will start at 2.00pm (AEST) with daylight savings in force in several states. The Zoom conferencing is at or if attending in person the event will be held at Level, 30 Boothby Street, Kedron, Brisbane.

Responsible Wood will be awarding the coveted Richard Stanton Memorial Award for Excellence in Forest Management or Chain of Custody during the course of the AGM.

This year marks the seventh year of the award, paying tribute to the late Richard Stanton, a

previous CEO and National Secretary of the Australian Forestry Standard Ltd (now Responsible Wood).

Formal notice to members and the associated papers have been sent to member contacts via email. If you or your organisation are current members and have not received notice of the meeting, please advise [email protected]