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Forest certification emerged as a voluntary instrument of corporate social responsibility in the 90s’ with the publication of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) standards. The FSC system is based on the promotion of environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable forest management practices around the world.

In this topic, you will learn:

  • the FSC forest management and chain of custody certification system;
  • the basics of the forest management and chain of custody standards;
  • examples of application of the FSC standards.

The ECOSTAR e-learning course

The course will run from October to December 2017, on Moodle’s e-learning platform. Find out more and apply for “Ecosystem services and products: from ideas to business” course here or write to us for further information.