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



Find out how you can achieve sustainable business benefits by guaranteeing environmental and social responsibility.

Today, more consumers than ever base their purchasing decisions on the product’s social and environmental footprint.

In the case of wood and paper products, two competing certifications have arisen: FSC® and PEFC™. That means that manufacturers and suppliers must be familiar with both to assure their customers that their materials have been sourced from sustainably managed forests.

Our webinar with Mr. Sebastian Hetsch will give you all the information you need to work toward both standards. Topics covered will include:

key topics covered:

  • A brief overview of the FSC® and PEFC™ certifications

  • An introduction to certification requirements for companies in the supply chain

  • The role of FSC® and PEFC™ certifications in timber legality legislation and the European Timber Regulation specifically

  • An overview of the market for certified forest products

    This webinar is ideal for manufacturers and suppliers throughout the supply chain for wood and paper products. It will be useful both for those new to FSC® and PEFC™ standards and anyone looking to improve their understanding. Don't miss out - watch it on-demand now.

Mr. Sebastian Hetsch 

Mr. Sebastian Hetsch 
Product Compliance Manager for FSC® Certification, TÜV SÜD

Sebastian is a Product Compliance Manager for FSC® Certification at TÜV SÜD, and 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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