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Australia and Portugal Seek PEFC Re-endorsement for the Second Time

Australia and Portugal Seek PEFC Re-endorsement for the Second Time

Jul 31 2014 The Australian Forest Certification Scheme and the Portuguese Forest Certification Scheme are now open for global public consultation, following their submission for PEFC re-endorsement. Stakeholders globally are invited to provide feedback on their compliance with PEFC International's...

PEFC Takes Center Stage at Leading European Timber Tradeshow

PEFC Takes Center Stage at Leading European Timber Tradeshow

Jul 29 2014 Early June saw PEFC International take to the stage at Europe’s leading timber tradeshow, Carrefour International du Bois, to discuss PEFC certification and tropical wood. Taking place every two years in Nantes, France, the Carrefour International du Bois brings together over 500 exhibitors and...

PEFC Invites Companies to Trial Cross Site Credit Accounting

PEFC Invites Companies to Trial Cross Site Credit Accounting

Jul 25 2014 PEFC is offering companies holding a PEFC Chain of Custody certificate the opportunity to take part in an upcoming pilot study into the implementation of cross site credit accounting. The PEFC Chain of Custody standard (PEFC ST 2002:2013) currently allows certified organizations implementing the...

China to Expand Scope of Forest Certification into Broader Range of Sustainability Issues

China to Expand Scope of Forest Certification into Broader Range of Sustainability Issues

Jul 24 2014 Bill Street, Chairman and Ben Gunneberg, Secretary General and CEO of PEFC International met with representatives of the Chinese Forest Certification Council (CFCC) today in Beijing following the recent endorsement of the China Forest Certification Scheme (CFCS) by PEFC, the world's largest...

Join PEFC’s Global Dialogue on Engaging Consumers on Sustainability

Join PEFC’s Global Dialogue on Engaging Consumers on Sustainability

Jul 21 2014 PEFC’s 5th annual Stakeholder Dialogue, “Addressing Deforestation: joining forces to stimulate demand for sustainable forest products”, seeks to strengthen our collective understanding on consumers’ perception, engagement, and commitment to sustainable forest products. Join us for this...

PEFC Strengthens Presence at European Union Level

PEFC Strengthens Presence at European Union Level

Jul 18 2014 In recognition of the significant role that the European Union (EU) is playing in advancing sustainable forest management, PEFC International has appointment Xavier Noyon as its Brussels-based EU Representative to contribute to and engage in processes impacting responsible forestry in the...

BACARDÍ Rum Delivers with Streamlined, Sustainable Packaging

BACARDÍ Rum Delivers with Streamlined, Sustainable Packaging

Jul 17 2014 It begins in an expansive, pristine forest in Georgia, in the southern United States. There, mature trees are selected for an evolution that results in beautiful, bright boxes that carry the award-winning BACARDÍ® rum to market. At every step along the way, sustainability is a key part of the...

Polish Forest Certification Scheme Open for Public Consultation

Polish Forest Certification Scheme Open for Public Consultation

Jul 16 2014 The Polish Forest Certification Scheme is the latest system to seek PEFC re-endorsement for the first time and stakeholders globally are invited to provide feedback on its compliance with PEFC International's Sustainability Benchmarks by 15 September 2014. PEFC Poland first achieved endorsement...

Leading Italian Food Producer Supports Sustainable Forest Management

Leading Italian Food Producer Supports Sustainable Forest Management

Jul 11 2014 You can now enjoy sustainably-packaged pasta as Barilla, one of Italy’s leading food producers, announces that all the cardboard used in its packaging will come from sustainably managed forests. Barilla purchases more than 30,000 tons of cardboard, which from now on will be made from 100% virgin...

Need for Forest Certification Highlighted at 5th AEBIOM Conference

Need for Forest Certification Highlighted at 5th AEBIOM Conference

Jul 09 2014 Can forest certification be the tool to address the key challenges facing sustainable forest management in light of the development of bioenergy? This was the key question debated by PEFC’s Head of Technical Unit, Michael Berger, along with other experts in the field, during a panel discussion at...

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