CSWG has begun to assemble a library of case studies that demonstrate projects’ variety of approaches and lessons learned in climate-smart wood sourcing.

We encourage you to contribute your own project experiences to this library, please contact us to learn more. Additional in-depth information is available in the Knowledge Hub.

Meyer Memorial Trust Headquarters

  • Sourcing criteria adopted to optimize economic, social and environmental outcomes
  • 3 tiers of acceptable traceability in wood supply & associated tolerance for cost premium
  • 12 wood products: 12 sourced from regional forests; 6 from minority-owned business;7 from small businesses; 9 support ecological forest management.

Oregon State University Ray Hall

  • Complete supply chain mapping of Glulam and CLT
  • Wood sourced from ecological forestry on Yakama Nation and Colville National Forest
  • Local jobs and rural economies supported through logging and milling infrastructure

Port of Portland, PDX Airport Main Terminal Expansion

  • 600,000 board feet of timbers segregated and directly tracked back to forest of origin (Disclosure Level 3)
  • 5 million board feet of 2×8” lamstock traced to forest of origin through 3rd party credit disclosure (Disclosure Level 3)
  • 400,000 board feet of 2×8” lamstock with simple log purchase disclosure from both vertically integrated and non-vertically integrated mills (Disclosure Level 3)
  • 700,000 of mass plywood tracked back to forest of origin by landowner type (Disclosure Level 2)
  • Wood sources include (but not limited to): 3 PNW Tribes and Tribal Nations, small family forests, and non-profits like the Nature Conservancy
  • Supply Chain Story & Map
  • 5 Hour presentation on Sourcing Story and Transparency