Report on two “SGEC/PEFC Forest Certification Seminars in Tokyo”

Sep 6, 2017

Reflecting the rapidly expanding interest in forest certification amongst forest-based product industries such as forestry, timber, paper and furniture industry, the captioned two seminars dated 23rd and 29th August were held with over capacity 220 attendees.

With the program of the seminars including variety of topics such as the latest general news of post-endorsement SGEC, rules of how to handle SGEC and PEFC certified materials in each COC certification, procedures for interchange between PEFC and SGEC claims, SGEC/PEFC project COC certification related to construction projects related to 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, we received many favorable comments from the attendees.

In response to the increasing demands, SGEC and PEFC Asia Promotions are planning to hold a similar event in the forthcoming autumn in Western Japan. We will make an announcement as soon as the details have been determined.

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