Webinar - Certifications as a Path to Sustainability? A Conversation about the Opportunities and Limits of Certification



Please note: the time zone for this event is Eastern Time.


This webinar will focus on the social and economic dimensions of growing and harvesting botanical raw materials for the global market. We will talk about economic inequities in the industry, especially for producers; the role of certifications (both B Corps and those specific to products/sourcing) to address those inequities; and the limitations and risks of those certifications.


With speakers Jan Von Enden, Martin Bauer Group; Kevin Casey, Banyan Botanicals; and Yuca Waarts, Wageningen University.


Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Registration: abc.herbalgram.org/site/Calendar


What is FairWild: a webinar to learn more about the FairWild Standard, certification & labelling.


If you recently heard about FairWild for the first time, or perhaps just want a refresher on what FairWild is all about, our latest webinar is for you!


Join the FairWild Secretariat on Tuesday 30 March at 10am EST / 3pm UK time / 4pm CET for an introduction to all things FairWild, including:

Who are the FairWild Foundation?

What is the FairWild Standard?

How FairWild certification works

How microenterprises, traders and brands can get involved in FairWild


FairWild Web-site: https://www.fairwild.org


Registration to the Webinar: https://mailchi.mp/66afec5d917f/fairwild-webinars-update-march-2021?e=efc5a53410

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This webinar will showcase three models of how companies are approaching and implementing regenerative agricultural practices, discuss how other companies can apply these or similar practices, and highlight strategies that can work for the industry as a whole. Attendees will walk away with ideas and tools about where to start and/or continue programs in regenerative farming for their own companies and supply network.


Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Registration (free): abc.herbalgram.org/site/Calendar


The IUCN World Heritage Outlook 3 will be launched on 2 December and the webinar, held the following week on 8 December, will celebrate this important milestone. The webinar will facilitate questions and answers between the panellists and online participants.


Keynote speakers

Mechtild Rössler, Director, UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Kathy MacKinnon, Chair, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas

Jane Smart, Director, IUCN Biodiversity Conservation Group

Cyril Kormos, Vice Chair for World Heritage, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas

Peter Shadie, Director, IUCN World Heritage Programme

Elena Osipova, Senior Monitoring Officer and lead author, IUCN World Heritage Programme


Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iucn-world-heritage-outlook-3-900-cet800-utc-registration-129652904327

Dear Colleagues,


You are cordially invited to attend the "EOHUB Webinar on the application of essential oils from the point of view of the University, research institutions and companies"


The webinar will mark the first event in the “CYCLE OF CONFERENCES EOHUB - EUROPEAN HUB IN THE FIELD OF ESSENTIAL OILS”.


Date of the webinar: November 19, 2020. at 10:30 - 12:00 hours.


The webinar will be performed via the Eventbrite platform.




10:30-10.40. UPM, Spain - Introducing EOHUB Project.

10:40 - 11.00. ARMOSA, Belgium - “Registration of essential oils as insecticide in Europe”

11:00 - 11.20. KIMITEC, Spain - “When innovation meets essential oils: 4 success cases of R&D projects”

11:20 - 11.40. CSIC, Spain - “Essential oils and plant domestication: The future crop protection?”

11:40-12.00. Q&A. Final Remarks



Carlos Calderón - UPM. Moderator

Antoine Trigaux - ARMOSA

Elena Letrado/Juan Valverde - KIMITEC

Azucena González - CSIC


If you want to join us, please follow this link and add your name and email. Eventbrite platform will send you a reminder before the meeting:




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For programmes in preparation see EVENTS.