Our team of trainers is composed of senior professionals who themselves have conducted hundreds of audits around the world, and have extensive field experience in areas of natural resource management and community relations. Since 2005, our team have trained more than 250 people and companies in America, Asia, Africa and Europe. Our courses assist companies preparing for certification and internal audits, as well as provide training for engaging stakeholders such as NGOs, local communities and indigenous communities who want to maximize their chances of benefiting from the process.
Our local experts in Southeast Asia, Latin America, Africa, Europe and Canada are part of the FSC® International Working Group for the definition of FPIC. They work with SmartCert to set up FPIC processes or evaluate these processes for our customers around the world.
Since 2008, SmartCert consultants have assisted more than 50 companies to obtain and maintain Forest Stewardship Council - FSC® forest management or chain of custody certifications, PEFC ™, the Sustainable Forest Initiative - SFI® program and the Sustainable Biomass Partnership.
Our team of experienced consultant auditors is internationally recognized and available for your internal audits, for supplier audits and for third party external audits.
We design, organize and conduct consultations with communities and stakeholders. Our systematic but proactive approach to consultations aims to obtain relevant public imput that will help improve the project and its public acceptance. Our consultants are capable of effectively engaging with affected communities anywhere in the world.
We support companies in their efforts to improve their environmental and social policies.