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This webinar will inform all chain of custody certificate holders, consultants and other interested persons to understand the new “Requirements for Sourcing FSC® Controlled Wood” (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-0), and how to implement them.


March 22, 2016, 23:00


March 22, 2016, 23:00




The webinar covers:


  • Background and history
  • Implementation and timelines
  • Obtaining information
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk mitigation
  • Quality management requirements
  • Tools and checklists


The FSC® Mix label was introduced in 2004 and allows, under controlled conditions, the mixing of FSC® certified material with uncertified material in FSC® labeled products. Only uncertified materials from FSC® - acceptable sources as defined in the FSC® Controlled Wood Standard can be used. As a result of stakeholder concerns into the FSC® Controlled Wood system, the FSC® Membership decided to revise the standard. The new Version 3-0 of the Controlled Wood Standard was published on December 18, 2015 and becomes effective on July 1, 2016.

SGS holds several FSC®-Accreditations, which are listed here.


Christian Kobel – SGS Global Operational Manager Forestry, Timber & Paper

Christian Kobel has more than 20 years experience in forestry. Since 2002, he is running a local forestry and chain of custody certification business and developed and implemented the European FSC® and PEFC Chain of Custody Accreditations for SGS. He is currently Global Operational Manager for Forestry, Timber and Paper for the SGS Corporate Office. Christian is a Forest Engineer ETHZ (Master’s degree).

Target Audience

COC Certificate Holders, consultants and other interested persons of the forestry, timber and paper industry.

Language: English
Cost: No Charge
For further information, please contact:
Jennifer Ico
Certification and Business Enhancement
Global Marketing Services
t: +63 2 848 0777 loc. 8772