Framework for evaluating category B evidence

How to gather and assess evidence to meet the government’s definitions for ‘legal’ and ‘sustainable’ for timber buying.


Framework for Evaluating Category B Evidence (4th edition)

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This framework has been developed to provide support to both procurement staff and suppliers on the provision and assessment of Category B evidence. It:

  • introduces the framework
  • looks at how to assess Category B evidence
  • reviews criteria for evaluating supply chain management and forest management requirements
  • provides checklists for submission of information and evidence;
Published 1 June 2013