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Experts sustainability webinars

FSC: Protect the forest to help climate change

EDANA’s efforts in sustainability regroup different initiatives to help the nonwovens industry understand and process the abundant information available to strive towards more and viable sustainability solutions. The experts sustainability webinars are part of those initiatives.  

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  • EDANA members: free of charge
  • Non-member price: 195€

WEBINAR PROGRAMME - Thursday 19 January (14h-15h30 CET)


  • About FSC: Why Forest Matter
  • How FSC systems works.
  • FSC Certification
  • FSC Labels: What do they mean and how does they work

Devendra Gupta, Global Value Chains (Fashion, Packaging, paper, Fibre and Circular economy) lead at FSC International (Germany)


Devendra Gupta
Global Value Chains (Fashion, Packaging, paper, Fibre and Circular economy) lead
FSC International (Germany)

Devendra is a sustainability and global value chains expert based in Bonn, Germany.

Currently, he works with different stakeholders to transform and grow multiple global value chains (fashion, textiles, paper, packaging, and hygiene) to be more sustainable and responsible. His approach is to find balance among the various players in the value chain and play an advisory role in their sustainable transition. Working with forests owners, policymakers, value chain partners, and global brands; he brings a holistic view of the sector and the role responsible sourcing plays in creating a sustainable future for the next generations.

Before moving to Germany, he worked for 8 years across five different countries leading large-scale projects in the fashion industry and working closely with global brands and manufacturers to ensure integrity in their value chains. He has led cross-functional, multi-cultural international teams to execute projects, Sustainable transitions, change management, strategic sourcing, vendor development, contracts negotiations & process streamlining in areas of high-volume manufacturing & supply chain.

He holds an MBA from I.E. University in Madrid, Spain, and a bachelor's in fashion Technology from N.I.F.T. India. He has certificates in sustainable fashion strategy, value chain development, and standards and is a specialist in circular economy transition.

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EDANA Sustainability webinar - FSC: Protect the forest to help climate change Webinar Pass €0.00 €195.00
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  • EDANA members: free of charge
  • Non-member price: 195€

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Upcoming webinars 

2 other webinars will be offered in the coming months:

  • 21 February 2023: B-Corp: Transforming the global economy to benefit people, communities, and the planet.
  • 30 March 2023: EcoVadis: The supply chain is the most powerful lever for sustainability impact.

Stay tuned!

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Marie-Josepha Peeters

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