Segezha Group joined the Boreal Forest Platform
(St Petersburg, Russia, Nov. 16, 2016) Segezha Group supported the Boreal Forest Platform (BFP). BFP is an open exchange platform for forestry companies and forest management authorities operating within the Boreal forests of Russia that frame legislative instruments and regulations for sustainable forest management.
Joining as a 13th member of BFP, the Group of companies demonstrates its commitment in preserving ecological and social value of forest.
Sergey Pomelov, president of Segezha Group said: “Segezha Group values its reputation of the responsible forest user and works diligently towards environmental business operation, in an endeavour to harmonize intensive production operation with the environment, we are consistently engaged in reforestation and preservation of the forest biodiversity balance”.
The Group’s end products are environmentally preferable, compliant with standards and therefore are completely life and health friendly. Segezha Group is confident that compliance with international environmental requirements upscales its competitive performance, strengthens its business and public image, thus driving up the Group’s equity value.
Segezha Group is the largest Russian forest industry holding with the vertically integrated structure and a full cycle of logging and added-value wood processing. (Source: press release)