The Paris Agreement fixed a zero net emissions target by the end of the century, to which all economic sectors must contribute.
The forest-wood sector has strong mitigation potential through the leverage of sequestration, storage, and substitution in wood products. The goal of the Forest Wood Carbon Club is to enable the sector to get fully involved in the common effort. The Club’s main missions are:
- To analyse, understand and benefit from the existing economic and policy incentives which enhance the mitigation role of the forest-wood sector;
- Contribute to the collaborative development of new economic tools for carbon valuation where they are lacking.
A KNOWLEDGE-SHARING PLATFORM
- Founding members: I4CE, the ONF (Forest National Office), French Private Forest, the Forestry Society and the Training organism of the French Association of Financial Corporations (ASFFOR)
- Associated experts: the INRA (French National Institute for Agronomic Research), the Forestry economy laboratory, the GREThA laboratory (of Bordeaux IV University), AgroParisTech-ENGREF, IPSL
- High-level contributors
A COMPLEMENTARY AND DIVERSIFIED EXPERTISE
A variety of research topics related to climate issues and the forest-wood sector.
FROM RESEARCH TO ACTION
The Club works as a catalyser of operational projects: zoom on the VOCAL project.
VOCAL is developing a methodological framework of national certification designed for agricultural and forestry activities. Its goal is to incentivize and value GHG emissions reduction and carbon sequestration in these sectors.
WHAT WE DO
1/ TWO MEETINGS PER YEAR
- Experience sharing and presentations of innovative projects
- Interventions and experts analysis
2/ TWO REPORTS PER YEAR
- Follow up and analysis of scientific, economic and public policy news
- Analysis of carbon markets and follow up of current forestry projects in France
- In-depth analysis of topics chosen by members of the Club
3/ A DIGITAL PLATFORM FOR THE MEMBERS
- Access to all Club’s publications
- Communication & sharing interface for the members
4/ REGULAR FIELD VISITS
- Visit of carbon projects led by Club’s members
- Exchange of feedbacks and experience from local actors
Meeting Programme 16 May 2017
Topics discussed in the Forest Wood Carbon Club and in the previous Reports
HOW TO JOIN THE CLUB?
Annual fee: 5 000 €
• Malika Boumaza, Members follow-up
• Julia Grimault, Cyril Brûlez, Club’s coordinators
> Julia.email@example.com, cyril.brulez@i4CE.org