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Focusing in on the key sustainable forest management issues: Task Forces get to work

Focusing in on the key sustainable forest management issues: Task Forces get to work

Jul 21 2016 Trees outside forests, forest conversions, and non-wood forest products and ecosystem services: three of the key areas identified for extra attention as we revise our international standard for sustainable forest management. In order to gain more insight into these three vital areas, three Task...

From the innovative to the fashionable: the 2016 Collaboration Fund projects announced

From the innovative to the fashionable: the 2016 Collaboration Fund projects announced

Jul 19 2016 We are delighted to announce that the 2016 Collaboration Fund will support projects in Italy, the Philippines, Republic of Korea, South Africa, Thailand and the US. “Through the selected projects, we will be helping the development and implementation of national systems in Africa and Asia,...

India making strides on the system development challenge!

India making strides on the system development challenge!

Jul 18 2016 Developing a national forest certification system for India is a big job. The country is vast, the forests are diverse, and with a population of over 1.2 billion, there are a lot of stakeholders to involve! Taking on this monumental task is the Network for Certification and Conservation of...

PEFC Pilot Project: Help us to improve our multi-site certification

PEFC Pilot Project: Help us to improve our multi-site certification

Jul 15 2016 Improving the practicality and user-friendliness of the PEFC Chain of Custody standard, while still maintaining and enhancing its integrity, is a vital and continuous process for us at PEFC. Our latest effort will see us focus on PEFC Chain of Custody multi-site certification, as we launch a...

 PEFC Wood Works x Justus K – from paper to garment in Helsinki

PEFC Wood Works x Justus K – from paper to garment in Helsinki

Jul 13 2016 Paper will be the new black this September in Helsinki, as PEFC Finland launch their third Wood Works event, teaming up with Finnish designer and artist Justus K, a specialist in paper fashion and experimental design. From 5 to 11 September 2016, the PEFC Wood Works x Justus K installation will...

Join us in Brussels for the first PEFC International EU Policy Conference

Join us in Brussels for the first PEFC International EU Policy Conference

Jul 11 2016 Want to know more about the effect of EU policy on sustainable forest management? Interested in discussing the role of forest certification within the decisions coming out of Brussels? Then join us for our very first PEFC EU Policy Conference! Taking place in Brussels on the afternoon of the 21...

Australia’s illegal logging regulation recognizes PEFC

Australia’s illegal logging regulation recognizes PEFC

Jul 07 2016 PEFC-certified companies are now recognized as automatically meeting the due diligence requirements in Australia’s illegal logging regulation. Under Australia’s Illegal Logging Prohibition Regulation 2012, importers of regulated timber products, and processors of Australian harvested...

PEFC sharpens its focus on Viet Nam

PEFC sharpens its focus on Viet Nam

Jul 05 2016 With a committed government, engaged local stakeholders and a new PEFC support office, Viet Nam is well on the road to developing its own national forest certification system in line with PEFC international requirements. “It is fantastic to be here and see the strong desire from the...

France seeks PEFC re-endorsement: public consultation open

France seeks PEFC re-endorsement: public consultation open

Jun 30 2016 The French Forest Certification Scheme has become the latest national forest certification system to seek PEFC endorsement for the fourth time. Stakeholders globally are invited to provide feedback on its compliance with PEFC International's Sustainability Benchmarks by 23 August 2016. France...

Register now for the PEFC Chain of Custody Expert Forum!

Register now for the PEFC Chain of Custody Expert Forum!

Jun 28 2016 It’s not too late to take part in our standards revision process. If you have experience in Chain of Custody certification and implementation, and are ready and eager to get involved in the process, then we need you in our Expert Forum for PEFC Chain of Custody! The CoC Expert Forum is the...

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Forests area: 275 million ha
Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): 17,605

(as of March 2016)
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