SGS Webinar: Chain of Custody Update for Certificate Holders and Outlook for 2017

Join the webinar to learn about the transition and implementation rules of the new FSC™ Controlled Wood Standard (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0) as well as recent FSC COC and PEFC™ COC standard revisions.

Geneva, Switzerland, October 24, 2016 --( Background: Implementation of the new Controlled Wood standard is a challenge and the time is running out. In this webinar, it will detail the latest advice and interpretation received from ASI and FSC to enable certificate holders to start the transfer process.

Furthermore, the FSC™ Chain of Custody standard is also being reviewed. The draft version proposes new rules for transaction verification and that certificate holders will be obliged to use the Online Claim Platform (OCP) under certain circumstances.

Finally, PEFC™ is also revising all of its standards, including the PEFC Chain of Custody certification standard.

The aim of this webinar is to update the customers on the transition and implementation rules of the new FSC Controlled Wood Standard (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0) and to update on recent FSC COC and PEFC COC standard revision processes. It is aimed at current FSC and PEFC COC certified clients, as well as any other interested parties.


- Implementation of the new FSC Controlled Wood Standard (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0)
- Briefing and update on advices and interpretations from FSC and ASI
- Revision of the FSC Chain of Custody Standard (STD-40-004 V3): Main points of the last consulted version
- Revision of PEFC COC related standards and timelines

This webinar is presented by Christian Kobel, SGS Global Business Manager Forestry, Timber & Paper

It will be conducted in English.

Register for Session 1
8:00 am - London (GMT Summer Time)
9:00 am - Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam (Europe Summer Time)
4:00 pm - Singapore, Kuala Lumpur (Singapore Time)
5:30 pm - Darwin (Australia Central Time)

Register for Session 2
4:00 pm - London (GMT Summer Time)
5:00 pm - Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam (European Summer Time)
8:00 am - San Francisco (Pacific Daylight Time)
2:00 pm - Brazil (S. America Eastern Standard Time)

*The webinar session will be recorded and shared with you 48 - 72 hours after the live event.

For more information, please contact:
Joanna Marie Caumeran
Global Marketing Services Coordinator
t: +63 (2) 848 0777
Joanna Marie Caumeran
632 848 0777