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Samling denies wrongdoing over Sarawak logging concessions
Published:  Jun 4, 2021 8:46 AM
Updated: 1:34 AM

Samling Group has refuted allegations of wrongdoing in managing two logging concessions in Sarawak - the Gerenai and Ravenscourt forest management units (FMUs).

This comes after local communities lodged formal complaints to the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) about an alleged lack of transparency.

MTCC is an organisation that operates a voluntary national timber certification scheme to provide assurance to buyers of Malaysian timber products that the products have been sourced from sustainably managed forests.

Samling, which includes logging, oil palm, construction, and property development in its portfolio also dismissed NGO Bruno Manser Fund’s (BMF) “baseless allegations” over the issue...

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