FSC UK Webinars

Here you can find recordings of our past webinars to learn more about FSC. If you have a suggestion for a webinar topic that you would find useful, please contact Danielle (danielle@fsc-uk.org).

What are Forests For?

With panellists Rebecca Wrigley, Chief Executive (Rewilding Britain), Stuart Wilkie, Certification & Environment Manager (Scottish Woodlands), Maria Wilding, Programme Manager (Llais y Goedwig), and Owen Davies, Forest Standards Manager (FSC UK). Chaired by FSC UK Board member Steve Jennings, a partner at 3Keel.
August 2021

‘What Are Forests For?’ looks at the many ways forests are valued by UK stakeholders, and how the aspirations are reflected in the standards used for FSC certification. The conversation takes a deep dive into social, economic and environmental perspectives, with often surprising degrees of overlap.

Ecosystem Services Procedure

With Amy Willox (FSC UK), Petra Westerlaan (FSC International), and Ambra Scodro (Soil Association).
April 2020

This webinar provides an introduction to FSC's Ecosystem Services Procedure, presents insights from successful cases of verified impacts from around the world and considers how the procedure can be implemented in the UK.

Checking FSC Certificates

With Rachel Hembery, FSC UK Business Advisor
May 2020

This webinar provides an introduction to the use of the FSC Certificate Database, including tips on how to get the best results. It also presents the Certificate Status Watch tool to help you monitor any changes to your supplier's FSC certificates. Although designed primarily to help FSC certificate holders and promotional licence holders meet FSC requirements, this will also prove useful to those specifying FSC-certified materials.

Do You Know This Logo?

With Tallulah Chapman, FSC UK Communications Manager
June 2020

The FSC tick-tree logo can be spotted on a huge variety of FSC-certified forest products and promotional materials, but how many people recognise it and know what it means? To answer these questions, FSC UK have conducted consumer awareness surveys since 2007, and we are pleased to be able to share the results of our 2020 survey. This webinar also provides an overview of the results of previous surveys, and how FSC consumers have changed over time.

Responsible Reclaimed Timber Procurement: FSC Certification & Specification

With Tallulah Chapman (FSC UK), Elisa Colpo (NEPCon), John Barne (Oxford Timber Audits), Deb Davies-Tutt (Ashwells Timber), and Joe Perkins (Joe Perkins Design)
July 2020

Learn both about FSC group certification for small businesses and how these organisations work with FSC certification to ensure that exciting and demanding projects can depend on responsibly sourced timber.

Learn How to Use the FSC Label Generator

With Rachel Hembery, FSC UK Business Advisor
August 2020

Learn how to use the FSC label generator and make the most of your FSC certification by adding the label to your products.

FSC Friday Campaign Overview

With Rosie Teasdale (FSC UK's Executive Director) and Tallulah Chapman (FSC UK Communications Manager)
September 2020

Find out more about the history of FSC Friday, inspiration of how to celebrate, and an overview of our 2020 FSC Friday campaign.

Are You Ready for the UK Timber Regulation?

With Phil Matthews and Adrian Hawkes (The Office for Product Safety and Standards) and Tallulah Chapman (FSC UK's Communications Manager)
November 2020

The Office for Product Safety & Standards enforce the Timber and FLEGT Regulations on behalf of DEFRA. From 1st January 2021, the European Timber Regulation (EUTR) and FLEGT will become UK domestic legislation as the UK Timber Regulations and FLEGT. In this webinar, learn more about what businesses trading with the EU/EEA and Northern Ireland need to do to prepare and continue to trade legally.

Using the FSC Labels

With Rachel Hembery, Business Advisor

There are 3 main FSC labels that can be applied by an FSC certificate holder to an FSC-certified product - FSC 100%, FSC Mix and FSC Recycled. Listen to this webinar to learn more about each of the FSC labels and what the products they are applied to can contain.

UKWAS Consultation Webinar

As part of a public consultation on draft changes to the UK Woodland Assurance Standard (UKWAS), we held a webinar to provide an opportunity for FSC members and other stakeholders to learn about the revision process and proposed changes to the standard, and to ask questions of those involved.

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