Forest and Land Use

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    Forests Module
  • Class 1 - Introduction
    • Video Class
  • Class 2 - Understanding the Questionnaire
    • Video Class
  • Class 3 - Deep Dive: Cattle
    • Video Class
  • Class 4 - Deep Dive: Soy
    • Video Class
  • Class 5 - Deep Dive: Palm Oil
    • Video Class
  • Class 6 - Deep Dive: Timber
    • Video Class
  • Complementary Material
    • Forests Module Handout
  • Forest and Land Use Module Quiz
    • Forest and Land Use Module Quiz

Forest Module


Environmental management must be at the core of companies' strategies and operations to ensure long-term succes. This course will help companies put environmental management at the heart of decision-making and take action to meet your stakeholder's expectations on environmental performance. 

Category: Companies

General info

  • The Forest Module lays out the importance of identifying and managing commodities responsible for global deforestation, and how value chain engagement and improved traceability programs are essential to these efforts. Topics covered include forests risk management, traceability programs, supply chain engagement iniciatives, public deforestation commitments, and other important questions posed by the CDP Forest Questionnaire.

Overarching Goals: 

Build capacity to understand and manage impacts

Improve company's environmental performance

Support companies' in reporting to CDP's questionnaires

Forest Module Objectives: 

Introduce key topics and themes of the CDP Forest Questionnaire

Understand common business risks and opportunities related to deforestation

Identify best practice for forest resource management and reporting 

Target audience

Companies, professionals and individuals who are interested in better understanding corporate environmental management and action and CDP Forest Disclocure.


The course will feature lessons taught via video, reading material with content for further study, multiple-choice questions to assess students' knowledge, a chat for questions and discussions forum to facilitate conversations between students.


Certificates are awarded to individuals who earn 70% or higher on the course's quiz.

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