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The STTC (European Ssustainable Ttropical Timber Ccoalition, in German: European Sustainable Tropical Timber Coalition) is a non-governmental organization NGONon Gmental Oorganization). It is based in Utrecht, the Netherlands, and is part of the Sustainable Trade Initiative (STI).

The aim of the STTC is to increase demand in Europe for sustainably harvested tropical timber and thus to support the transition to responsible forest management in the exporting countries. Partners of the STTC include the certification seal FSC® and PEFC, the State of Berlin, the City of Amsterdam and various timber importers such as the BioMaderas GmbH.

STTC website: http://www.europeansttc.com/