Basic policy

Sumitomo Forestry Group uses the renewable resource of wood as a primary raw material in manufacturing facilities and in accordance with Sumitomo Group Procurement Policy to promote daily activities.

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Promoting Sustainable Timber Procurement

PT. Kutai Timber Indonesia (KTI), a production site in Indonesia, has been working to build a system for sustainable forest management in cooperation with local plantation cooperative associations to heighten the ratio of plantation timber used as raw materials.

KTI also began reforestation with fast-growing trees such as Falcata (Albizia falcataria) in 1999. With the system of "social forestry", KTI has aimed to support the environment, community and economy by distributing seedlings to local residents for free to plant on the lands they own and promises to purchase timber when the trees are mature at its market value. In addition, the KTI Reforestation Cooperative supported by KTI (KBM KTI)* has acquired the FSC-FM certification for forests owned by KTI (KAM-KTI)*.

In the future, KTI will strive to expand the manufacture and sales of products with high environmental value by expanding the area of certified forests and procuring sustainable timber in order to fulfill the requirements of many of our business partners.

* KAM KTI:FSC-C023796, KBM KTI:FSC-C133562

View of Plantation Forest

View of Plantation Forest

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