This executive orders bans the cutting and harvesting in natural and residual forests throughout the country. It also requires the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to implement a forest certification system in accordance with the United Nations standard/guidelines to ascertain the sustainability of legal sources and chain of custody of timber and wood products, nationwide.
In order to enforce the ban and lead the anti-illegal logging campaign, the executive order creates an Anti-Illegal Logging Task Force.