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The forest certification handbook

Author: Ruth Nussbaum; Markku Simula; ProForest (Firm); International Institute for Environment and Development.
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2005.
Series: Earthscan forestry library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Deals with the various aspects of forest and wood product certification from policy to business to in-the-field technical issues. This title incorporates information on various aspects of developing,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nussbaum, Ruth, 1964-
Forest certification handbook.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2005
(DLC) 2004022384
(OCoLC)56614249
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Nussbaum; Markku Simula; ProForest (Firm); International Institute for Environment and Development.
ISBN: 9781849773003 1849773009 9781844071234 1844071235 1417583053 9781417583058
OCLC Number: 58531123
Notes: "ProForest ; International Institute for Environment and Development."
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 300 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction * Part I: How Forest Certification Schemes Work * What is a Forest Certification Scheme? * Forest Standards * Certification * Accreditation * Product Tracing and Claims * Part II: Forest Certification in Practice * Getting Started * Implementing the Standard * Getting Certified * Setting up a Group Scheme * Implementing the System * Getting Certified and Making Claims * Part III: Existing Forest Certification Schemes * Introduction to Existing Schemes * Part IV: Certification in Context: Policy, Progress and Remaining Issues * Policy and the Institutional Context of Certification * The Enabling Conditions Framework * The Impacts, Costs and Benefits of Forest Certification * Phased Approaches to Forest Certification * Capacity Building * Small Forest Enterprises * Selecting a Forest Certification Scheme * New Applications of Forest Certification * Appendix 1: Overview of Existing Schemes * Appendix 2: Sources of Information * Glossary * References * Index
Series Title: Earthscan forestry library.
Responsibility: Ruth Nussbaum and Markku Simula.
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'A clear and balanced overview of the key issues relating to timber certification' Chris Elliot, Director, WWF International Forest Programme, on the first edition; 'I strongly recommend it to... Read more...

 
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