735333 Forest products, marketing and strategy (in Eng.)


Art
Seminar
Semesterstunden
2
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Kainz, Dieter , Sommerauer, Markus
Organisation
Institut für Marketing und Innovation
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2018
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen
Englisch

Lehrinhalt

1 Global Forest product markets
Leading international industries: Pulp & Paper, Woodworking, Particle-Board, Wood chips
Regional specifics: Europe, North America, Russia and China, South East Asia, Oceania
Global wood trade flows

2 Global regulation systems on wood markets to proof legality
Definitiions of illegal logging and the role of eNGOs
EUTR, FLEGT, VPA
Lacey Act
Australian and Japanese efforts to ban illegal timber

3 Forest Certification and Timber Markets
FSC
PEFC
Influence of timber certification on timber trade and timber legality

4 Payment for forest based ecosystem services
What are ecosystem services
Who is paying for ecosystem services
Is there a market for ecosystem services

5 Timber as Carbon Sink - Low carbon economy
The role of harvested wood products - can they mitigate climate change?
Utilizing wood as renewable energy or as building material or as packaging?
What's the idea of bio-economy?

Lehrziel

The course aims at teaching:

1. Scientific work
2. Understanding of global wood markets and global marketing instruments
3. Understand the specifics of different forest products
4. Whats behind of all of the global timber and wood trade instruments and regulations like FSC, PEFC, EUTR, VPA, FLEGT, Lacey Act etc.
5. Interaction of harvested wood products and climate change
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