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First Safetree Certificates Sent Out

This week saw the first batch of certificates go out to Safetree certified contractors. Momentum has been ramping up over the last 6 weeks with 170 forestry companies currently going through the programme. The BraveGen team at the Auckland office worked late to get the first batch out, with [...]

BraveGen and Safetree Contractor Certification

BraveGen is the system used to deliver contractor certification across the whole of the New Zealand forest industry. The Safetree Contractor Certification Programme provides forestry with an industry standardised assessment of a contractor's suitability to work. This scheme was designed for forestry, by forestry. Jointly funded by ACC and the forestry industry, Safetree™ is part [...]

Five Key Pillars to Ensure Safer Products

Consumers want safer chemicals and ingredients in their products. Thanks to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), companies can do 5 things to ensure safer products. EDF’s five “key pillars” are: Institutional Commitment: A corporate chemicals policy needs to be established. Supply Chain Transparency: A manufacturer or retailer needs to be knowledgeable on the chemical used [...]

By |2015-09-23T23:35:21+00:00May 24th, 2015|Government, Manufacturing, Retail, Sector|