“NEPcon”, LLC confirms that the forest management and forest administration system of “Ust-Pokshengskiy PPH”, LLC was estimated and certified for the compliance with Forest Management and Forest Administration Standard PEFC-RUSSIA–ST–01–2015 (certificate registration code NC- PEFC\FM – 021591). The certificate is valid from December 25th,2018 until December 24th, 2021.
Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes (PEFC) is the willful confirmation of compliance, guarantying that the wood products are produced from objectively certified forests in accordance with the general European criteria and requirements.
The important advantage of PEFC RUSSIA system is the full compliance with national legislation of Russian Federation and its international obligations focused on rational use, preservation and regeneration of forest resources.
Additionally to this, ICE “Titan”, LLC already has FSC-certificate (FSC License Code: FSC-C016977). The company received it in 2005 and further successfully passed the recertification in 2010 and 2015. As a member of association “National work group on willful forest certification” and technical committee of association, “Titan” participates intensively in development of new Russian FSC standards focused on application of new requirements to certificate holders.
Guided by the Russian forest legislation, taking into account the provisions of the current and draft of new national standard of FSC forest management, the GC “Titan” is developing a Forest Management Strategy on leased forest areas for the period up to 2025, where WWF Russia and Greenpeace Russia as an expert were invited to participate in the development.
Confirming its commitment to the principles of sustainable environmentally and socially responsible development, the holding “Titan” supported the creation of the Dvina-Pinega reserve in the area between the Northern Dvina and Pinega at the area of not less than 350 th. ha, where a significant part of the forest areas leased by the GC “Titan” is located. The Verkhneyulovskiy reserve will be another - the sixth - specially protected natural area in the Arkhangelsk region in the area of the holding's lease.
The Group of Companies "Titan" is one of the largest supplier of timber resources in the North-West Federal District.
It was established in 1990.
The Group of Companies “Titan” includes 11 logging enterprises, “Belomorskaya Boom Company”, LLC (transportation of timber) and the largest sawmill enterprise in the European part of Russia - “Sawmill No.25”, CJSC
Estimated wood-cutting area is 3.8 mln m³.
The GC "Titan" employs five th. inhabitants of Arkhangelsk region.
Tax payments to budgets of all levels, fees to extra-budgetary funds exceed 1 bln RUB every year.