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Building Sustainably: The benefits of building with FSC-certified mass timber
Most climate neutrality game plans rely on healthy and resilient forests to succeed. Destruction of the world’s forests, however, continues to be a major climate crisis contributor—with approximately 13 per cent of annual carbon emissions occurring from deforestation (source: IUCN). At the same time, forests have the potential to sequester the construction sector’s annual emissions five times over.
So how can we protect the world’s forests?
In short, increasing the demand for sustainably sourced wood can safeguard forests from major deforestation drivers. FSC certification exists as an effective forest protection solution to prevent deforestation, preserve biodiversity and enhance carbon storage in forests. Certified forest products are also given a second life as buildings – retaining carbon over their lifetime.
When designing green buildings of the future, architects and designers play a key role in protecting forests by specifying the use of certified mass timber products like cross-laminated timber.
Please join us for a conversation with our expert speakers:
• Sebastian Bildau, Architect, CF Moller Architects
• Carlo Battisti, President, Living Future Europe
• Antonio J Lara, Assistant professor, Technical University of Madrid
• Moderated by: Trevor Armel, Programme Manager, FSC International

In this webinar you will:
• Hear from professional and industry experts on the latest trends related to the use of timber in sustainable buildings
• Discover the benefits of sourcing FSC-certified timber and how this can help architects to deliver on their commitment to building sustainably
• Learn more about certification offered by Living Future Europe including its preference for FSC certified materials
• Hear about the first public building in Spain built from sustainably sourced wood and how FSC project certification is being applied in the project
Who should attend:
This webinar is designed for all construction professionals.
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