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Sustainable Sourcing of Wood and Paper – FSC® Certification at a Glance

Webinar

DEMONSTRATE THE RESPONSIBLE ORIGIN OF YOUR WOOD AND PAPER PRODUCTS

The demand for wood, paper and other forest products sourced from well-managed forests continues to grow. Consumers and business partners want assurance that your products come from responsibly managed sources that limit their damage to the forest environment and forest-dependent indigenous communities.

The Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC) is a nonprofit organisation that set standards for forestry practices with the aim of promoting environmentally responsible and socially beneficial forestry. Wood products such as furniture can be labelled as FSC certified if they meet the high standards set by the organisation.

TÜV SÜD’s free on-demand webinar will help you understand how you can assure customers with the FSC® CoC Certification, showing that your company only uses legal sources and responsibly managed forests for its material. To view the webinar, fill up the form now.


OUR WEBINAR WILL TACKLE THESE POINTS, FOCUSING ON:

  • A brief overview to FSC certification

  • An introduction to the technical FSC certification requirements for companies in the supply chain (“Chain of Custody”)

  • An overview of market for certified forest products

  • What is FSC® CoC Certification?

  • Importance of FSC® CoC Certification

  • Challenges faced by companies & The need for FSC® CoC Certification

  • Q & A session


BUSINESS BENEFITS OF FSC® COC CERTIFICATION

  • Proof of mark – by featuring the prestigious FSC trademark on your products and packaging.
  • Gain a competitive edge – by targeting purchasers who increasingly prefer to select wood and paper products that are originally sourced from sustainably managed forests.
  • Enhance your brand image – as a company in the forest product sector that is environmentally aware.
  • Improve transparency – by having your business listed as a certified company on the FSC® website.

FSC Certification is provided through the Certification Body at TÜV SÜD Czech sro (License code FSC A000530). Learn more about the service here.


ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Sebastian Hetsch

Expert for FSC® Certification, TÜV SÜD Management Service GmbH

Sebastian Hetsch is the Product Compliance Manager for FSC® Certification at TÜV SÜD Management Service GmbH. He is also a lead auditor for both FSC® and PEFC™ Chain of Custody Certification.

Coming from a background in the forest and wood sector, he has been with TÜV SÜD since 2008, focusing on the certification of wood and paper supply chains as well as climate change projects.

 

 

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