SFMP 2.0 ACTION PLAN REPORT

 Following the release of each of KPMG reports, APRIL will further develop its action plans to generate the Final Action Plans.

08 January 2018

Action Plan Report (2016 Assurance Findings)

In 2016, KPMG Performance Registrar Inc. (KPMG PRI) completed a limited assurance engagement over APRIL Group’s (APRIL’s) implementation of its Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP 2.0) commitments for APRIL’s independent Stakeholder Advisory Committee. The report, issued in December 2016, described the scope of the work conducted and KPMG PRI’s findings, which included 3 non-conformances and 28 opportunities for improvement.

In December 2016, APRIL developed draft action plans to address each of the identified findings. Following the release of the KPMG report, APRIL further developed its action plans to generate the Final Action Plans, which are appended. The Final Action Plans have been accepted by KPMG PRI as addressing the issues identified.

APRIL's Update Final Action Plan Report

08 January 2018

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KPMG Final Action Plan Report

08 January 2018

Between May and September 2017 KPMG undertook document and record reviews, interviews and field inspections to determine the status of the agreed action plans. The October 2017 report summarizes the latest status of each of the agreed actions.