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ABOUT This webinar will provide an overview of the current Chain of Custody (COC) market, explain the requirements for COC certification and how they can be used to support compliance with the European Union Timber Regulation, and discuss upcoming changes to COC standards.
STARTS March 20, 2014
ENDS March 20, 2014
LOCATION Online
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Objective

The objective of this webinar (45-minute presentation / 15-minute Q&A) is to provide attendees with information about the key issues associated with Chain of Custody certification. The webinar is designed to provide information about the requirements for certification and an overview of the current COC market. The webinar will also discuss upcoming changes to COC standards, including the latest information on the FSC Online Claims Platform and how certification can be used to support compliance with the European Union Timber Regulation.

Agenda

  • Introduction to certification
  • Overview of global COC market
  • Changes to COC standards
  • FSC Online Claims Platform
  • Using certification to support compliance with Timber Regulations

Background

Chain of custody certification is the process an organization goes through to provide verification that the products they process originate from well managed forests. Timber and paper products that are covered by chain of custody certification can be sold as certified, thereby allowing the supplier access a wider market. Chain of custody certification can also be used by organizations as part of a due diligence system to support evidence of compliance with laws for timber harvesting and supply. 

Target Audience

This webinar will be most of interest to organizations involved with the supply and trade of timber, paper and packaging products.

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05:00 p.m. Singapore, Kuala Lumpur (Singapore Time)
09:00 a.m. London (GMT Summer Time)
10:00 a.m. Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam (Europe Summer Time)
06:30 p.m. Darwin (Australia Central Time)

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02:00 p.m. London (GMT Summer Time)
03:00 p.m. Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam (Europe Summer Time)
10:00 a.m. New York (Eastern Daylight Time)
10:00 p.m. Singapore, Kuala Lumpur (Singapore Time)

For more information, please contact:

Outi Armstrong
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t: +41 22 739 9161

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