This document reports on a study carried out to assess the impacts of forest certification in the UK. The study set out to answer five main questions: What changes has certification brought about; what have been the impacts on enterprises' costs, income and market position; what are the challenges enterprises face in obtaining certification; what lessons can be learned obout the appropriateness of certification; and in what ways and to and to what extent is certification supporting the achievement of government policy objectives.
LTS International, 56 pp.
The Impacts of Certification on UK Forests. A report for the UKWAS Support Unit