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PEFC Welcomes International Paper as International Stakeholder Member

PEFC Welcomes International Paper as International Stakeholder Member

Aug 20 2014 International Paper, a global leader in the paper and packaging industry with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and North Africa, has joined PEFC as an International Stakeholder member. “As the largest user of wood fiber in the world, International Paper...

UK Contractors Group Honors its Commitment to Sustainable Forest Management

UK Contractors Group Honors its Commitment to Sustainable Forest Management

Aug 18 2014 95% of all the timber used by the UK Contractors Group (UKCG) last year was certified to a certification system approved by the UK Government Central Point of Expertise on Timber (CPET) such as PEFC, according to their recently released 2013 Reporting Summary. This impressive figure is the...

Five National Forest Certification Systems Achieve Re-endorsement

Five National Forest Certification Systems Achieve Re-endorsement

Aug 13 2014 The national forest certification systems of Luxembourg, Malaysia, Slovenia, Spain and Switzerland have all successfully achieved re-endorsement by PEFC. This re-endorsement confirms that these five systems continue to meet PEFC’s globally recognized Sustainability Benchmarks and ensures that...

Oasis Brands Achieves PEFC Certification

Oasis Brands Achieves PEFC Certification

Aug 11 2014 FIORA® and some Private Label tissue and towel products will feature on-pack PEFC label. Oasis Brands, makers of FIORA® brand tissue and towels, recently announced it has achieved Chain of Custody certification by PEFC, the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification, the world’s...

New PEFC FAQ to Benefit Certification Bodies

New PEFC FAQ to Benefit Certification Bodies

Aug 08 2014 PEFC is pleased to announce the release of its latest FAQ document, providing additional support and ensuring consistent feedback to Certification and Accreditation Bodies. The new document, published at the end of July, lists the questions frequently asked by Certification and Accreditation...

Forest Owners in Argentina Can Now Benefit from International Recognition

Forest Owners in Argentina Can Now Benefit from International Recognition

Aug 05 2014 PEFC International is pleased to announce the next PEFC-endorsed national forest certification system in South America, the Argentine Forest Certification System. “The endorsement of our system by PEFC is excellent news, as our forest owners will now be able to demonstrate that they manage their...

Simon: Putting Wood in the Spotlight

Simon: Putting Wood in the Spotlight

Aug 04 2014 Simon, an industrial group made up of 25 companies throughout the world, now uses PEFC-certified beech as part of it Detail 82 range of bases for light switches. Find out more below! Our principal interest at Simon is to be specialists in products and services that enhance our customers’...

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...

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