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The Ethics And Unintended Consequences Of Forest Certification

lastman Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:52 PM
More fools to suffer. They enjoy the good life, take no risks, add nothing, just meddle in other people's business.

This mistake of judging policies by their intentions instead of their results continually repeats itself when government regulations in private markets create incentives and processes that undermine the very goals they were set to achieve. These missteps take place in the increasingly competitive forest products market as hypocritical activist groups, such as ForestEthics, push their agenda in the face of hard facts and data that contradict their assumptions and consumer expectations. The disinformation of these agenda-driven groups deserves to be exposed to the realities of the forest certification market.

The National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC), an organization that attempts to...