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Timber is flexible, durable, adaptable and natural. Timber furniture always makes the most favorite choice for buyers, because it gives an image of “Green” and can be used for outdoor and indoor. This trend attracts many buyers and manufactures to make their own designed timber furniture. Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified timber used in different types of home furnishing product around the world.

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29 May 2014, 15:00

Ends

29 May 2014, 17:00

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Timber is flexible, durable, adaptable and natural. Timber furniture always makes the most favorite choice for buyers, because it gives an image of “Green” and can be used for outdoor and indoor. This trend attracts many buyers and manufactures to make their own designed timber furniture. Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified timber used in different types of home furnishing product around the world. FSC-certified timber is guaranteed to be produced under environmental, legal and social responsible conditions. The aim of this seminar is to lead the timber furniture buyers, purchasers, manufacturers and sourcing organizations to understand about the benefit of FSC certified furniture.

SEMINAR TOPICS

  1. Introduction to FSC
  2. Understanding FSC project certification
  3. Sustainable timber for furniture / home furnishing
  4. Sourcing FSC materials and validation
  5. Motivators behind FSC certified furniture

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Timber furniture buyers 
  • Timber furniture manufacturers
  • Timber furniture suppliers / traders
  • Timber furniture sourcing organizations

General Information

Date: 29 May 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: 9/F Hong Kong Scout Centre, Scout Path, Austin Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Speaker: Ms. SUNG Kei Shan – Product Manager of FSC, SGS Hong Kong Ltd
Mr. Gerrit Marais – Qualifor Programme Director, SGS South Africa (Pty) Ltd
Language: Cantonese (for topics 1 - 2) and English (for topics 3 – 5)
Fee: Free of charge (Max. 2 participants per company)