As a leader in the production of lumber, Barrette-Chapais Ltd has as its mission to offer a product of superior quality to the market while analysing the impact of its activities on the environment and encouraging the economic dynamism Regional.
On the lookout for the requirements of its customers, the company adheres to the principles of sustainable forest management of the standard of the sustainable forestry initiative (SFI®) 2015-2019 and recognizes the importance of developing and maintaining the quality of ecosystems to meet the needs of current and future generations. To this end, Barrette-Chapais Ltd undertakes to:
Comply with applicable forest management laws and regulations to minimize environmental impacts.
Protect and maintain the long-term productivity of the forest and soils by ensuring its regeneration after cutting
Protect the quality of water bodies and riparian environments by adopting best practices in forest management.
Protect and promote the biodiversity of plant and animal species.
Manage the Visual impacts of forest operations.
Protect sites of special interest that are of great ecological, geological or cultural importance.
Support research in development and forest harvesting.
Contribute to the qualification of forestry operators through training.
Have socially responsible practices and respect Aboriginal forest knowledge.
Submit practices to independent external audits and make public results
Maintain responsible fiber supply practices that conform to SFI requirements by ensuring that processed timber does not originate from controversial sources such as illegally exploited or tree-bearing forests genetically modified.
Continually improve forest management practices and report on results.
For any other questions or comments on current or future operations, please contact Denis Chiasson at ext. 4238.