The Group’s management systems are maintained to a high standard through management review and internal auditing. A supplier audit programme is in place to identify opportunities for continuous improvement.

The programme is conducted by way of questionnaire and includes questions regarding the health, safety and environmental credentials of the supplier. Where it is commercially advantageous the quality and chain of custody management systems are externally certificated to ISO 9001:2008, FSC0STD 04-004 and PEFC-ST 2002:2013 standards.

Corporate responsibility report