Sustainability Module 4: Sustainability Schemes and Certification

13 Sep 2022

13:30 - 15:00

Venue: Online

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Many customers, and end-users, are placing greater emphasis on the sustainability credentials of their suppliers and there are a range of schemes that are in existence which organisations can work to. But it can be hard to determine what scheme(s) will best fit your organisation and objectives

This module will outline the different schemes that are available to those across the furniture industry, compare the scopes of application and support you in demonstrating your ‘green’ credentials to help your organisation stand out against competitors

Why attend

To identify the most appropriate scheme to demonstrate the sustainability credentials of your product or organisation, and in turn to make the most of the scheme to benefit you

Who should attend:

Buyers and technical teams with an interest in sustainable furniture, quality, compliance and legal colleagues

Course agenda
  • Product certification or organisation certification – how to identify the ‘best’ certification for your organisation
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management
  • Overview of ecolabels, product environmental footprints and Green Public Procurement and making these work for your organisation to demonstrate credentials
  • Furniture Industry Sustainability Programme (FISP)
Key take-away

Understanding the full range and intended purpose of certification schemes available

Pricing and schedule
  • Furniture Industry Research Association members: £75+VAT, nonmembers: £90+VAT
  • Online training
  • 13 September, 13:30-15:00