Dollars & Sense of Going Green: Sustainable Wood Supply Chains
Posted: 02/16/2012 1:00PM
Editors of Woodworking Network host the American Home Furnishings Alliance and Dovetail Partners Inc. for a look at wood manufacturing sustainable supply trends. Hear details on: AHFA's new Responsible Sourcing Manual, created by top wood manufacturers; California Transparency in Supply Chain Act; and cost-saving approaches to FSC certification.
This webcast is a follow-up to the 2011 Dollars & Sense of Going Green Conference, produced by Purdue University and Woodworking Network, focusing on secondary wood manufacturing businesses.
You'll learn about:
• Moves to supply chain transparency
• Lacey enforcement trends
• Responsible sourcing tips
• Wood chain of custody trends
Who should attend:
• Purchasing managers
• Supply chain professionals
• Environmental managers
• General operations managers
Vice President of Communications
American Home Furnishings Alliance
Pat has directed communications for AHFA, a trade association with more than 300 members, including manufacturers, importers and suppliers to the residential furniture industry, since 2000. She oversees print and web-based communications for the Alliance, and also assists in handling inquiries from consumer and business journalists.
Dovetail Partners Inc.
Kathryn heads Dovetail Partners Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to providing authoritative information about the impacts and trade-offs of environmental decisions. She has worked on development and forest management issues in a range of organizations, including" Geographic Information Systems, Community Forestry Resource Center, Minnesota Society of American Foresters (chairperson), Minnesota DNR's Stewardship Committee, and Forests for the Future Committee. Kathryn also has worked with the Forest Guild, and in 2011, she became a member of the Board of Directors for the Sustainable Furnishings Council.
Associate Publisher & Editor at Large
With more than 25 years of wood industry leadership, Rich helps direct the Dollars & Sense of Going Green Conference. He is also Editor-at-Large at Woodworking Network, which includes Wood & Wood Products, Custom Woodworking Business and CLOSETS magazines. He is widely know for his dynamic reporting on business, compliance, and technical manufacturing issues online and in print, Rich also manages three other Vance Publishing events: Closets & Home Organization & Expo, Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo in Toronto, and SIBO in Quebec Province.
Registration is FREE.