What they're doing
In February 2016 Bunnings acquired Homebase, the second largest home improvement and garden retailer in the United Kingdom and Ireland. As of 2 February 2017, in the UK and Ireland, Bunnings Warehouse opened its first store in St. Albans. It also operates as Homebase out of 258 trading locations.
HGGL Limited is committed to running an ethically and environmentally responsible business, promoting responsible forest management and eradicating illegal wood products from its supply chains. This involves making its timber and paper procurement policy publicly available, traceable and credible
How they’re doing it
HGGL Limited has developed product sourcing policies to ensure that suppliers understand and comply with them, and only stock timber and wood-based products sourced from certified or otherwise known and legal sources, or made from recycled material.
why they're doing it
HGGL Limited, operating as Homebase and Bunnings Warehouse in the UK and Ireland, aims is to ensure all timber and wood products supplied to Homebase and Bunnings Warehouse originate from:
- Legal, responsibly sourced and well managed forest operations.
- Plantations or native forest that don’t contribute to deforestation by conversion or clearing.
- Forests that provide direct benefit to local communities.