GC "TITAN" participates in the formation of new Russian FSC standards
June 22, 2017 – “Titan” Group of companies is a member of the National Working Group on Voluntary Forest Certification Association, as well as the Association’s Technical Committee. The holding takes an active part in the development of new Russian FSC standards aimed at toughening of requirements for certificate holders.
Titan’s enterprises strictly abide by the requirements of the Russian forest legislation and voluntarily undertaken moratorium obligations for conservation of intact forests landscapes (IFL). The company’s activities in the forest exploitation and wood raw materials supply are in full compliance with the requirements of FSC standards (FM/CoC/CW), which is confirmed by certification bodies.
Guided by the Russian forestry legislation, taking into account the provisions of the current and new draft of the national FSC forest management standard, Titan Group has been developing a forest management strategy for the leased forest areas for the period until 2025, with participation of WWF of Russia and Greenpeace of Russia as experts.
The forest management strategy of Titan Group will include three main parts: intensification of forest use and reproduction; GIS management of the leased forest areas; meeting the needs of the logging companies in high quality seeds and planting materials.
The holding recalls that Titan Group stands for the establishment of the reserve in the Northern Dvina and Pinega Interfluve area within the boundaries approved by all concerned parties.
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Group of companies "Titan" - one of the largest operators of forest in the northwestern Federal district.
Established in 1990.
In "Titan" includes 8 logging enterprises, LLC "Belomorskaya splavnaya company" (transporting the timber), and also the largest sawmill company in the North-West of Russia - JSC "Lesozavod-25".
Allowable cut is 3.2 million m3.
GC "Titan" employs more than 4 thousand inhabitants of the Arkhangelsk region.
Annually tax payments to budgets of all levels, dues to extra-budgetary funds exceed $ 1 billion.
The annual investment in socio-economic development of municipal formations of the region is about 100 million.