While providing our customers with environmental and sustainable products, and information on how to use them is a core aim of Grafton Group plc our commitment to the environment does not stop there. We are also focused on waste management, carbon reduction, sustainable sourcing of timber and complying with all environmental legislation.

Buildbase holds an internationally recognised environmental certificate for the PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) scheme. It is Buildbase policy that its natural timber products are FSC/PEFC accredited. The entire operation is independently audited. Buildbase has adopted the Timber Trades Federation ‘Responsible Purchasing Policy’. This demonstrates that the business is committed to sourcing timber and timber products from legal and well-managed forests. The Irish merchanting business sources timber from suppliers that are FSC/PEFC certified.