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“A significant milestone for safeguarding global forests”

“A significant milestone for safeguarding global forests”

Sep 17 2014 “It gives me great pride and pleasure as Vice Chair of PEFC International to provide you with some introductory remarks at such a prestigious event to celebrate the launching of the Chinese National Standard for sustainable forest management,” said Sheam Satkuru-Granzella, PEFC Vice Chair, during...

Pizza Hut puts the Focus on Sustainability

Pizza Hut puts the Focus on Sustainability

Sep 16 2014 If you are in France and Belgium, you can now see the PEFC logo when you order the new Chicken Mix at Pizza Hut! With the launch of the new PEFC-certified packaging for their brand new chicken range, Pizza Hut, the biggest pizza restaurant chain in the world, is putting the focus on...

PEFC and AB Group Packaging Support use of Paper Bags, with New Tax Planned for Plastic Bags

PEFC and AB Group Packaging Support use of Paper Bags, with New Tax Planned for Plastic Bags

Sep 10 2014 The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and AB Group Packaging, are encouraging brand owners, retailers and consumers to use paper bags as an alternative to plastic, with the UK Government announcing that they are to introduce a 5p charge levy on all single-use plastic...

Experts Highlight Opportunities to Further Advance PEFC’s Assessment Process

Experts Highlight Opportunities to Further Advance PEFC’s Assessment Process

Sep 08 2014 There are opportunities to streamline the assessment process of national forest certification systems, according to meetings held earlier this year with PEFC Panel of Experts members and PEFC Registered Assessors. Assessors and Panel of Expert members play an important role in PEFC. With PEFC...

Stimulating Consumer Demand to Address Deforestation:   PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue Agenda Shapes Up

Stimulating Consumer Demand to Address Deforestation: PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue Agenda Shapes Up

Sep 04 2014 It is widely recognised that engaging consumers in sustainability offers significant potential in tackling deforestation. PEFC’s forthcoming Stakeholder Dialogue (20 November 2014, Paris, France) will enable key actors and stakeholders along the forest products value chain to discuss and...

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PEFC at the WAN-IFRA Conference in India

PEFC at the WAN-IFRA Conference in India

Sep 03 2014 The environmental benefits of purchasing newsprint that originates from sustainably managed forests will the theme of the presentation by Michael Buckley, PEFC’s Singapore-based consultant, at the Printing Summit, part of the upcoming WAN-IFRA 2014 conference in India. Taking place between the...

Fragrance features Custom Cap made of PEFC-certified French Ash

Fragrance features Custom Cap made of PEFC-certified French Ash

Aug 29 2014 Pujolasos, a company specializing in the development and production of wood packaging for the fragrance and cosmetic sectors, has teamed up with Puig to produce a custom made cap made of PEFC-certified French ash for their latest fragrance. Pujolasos has had the honor of collaborating in a...

3,000 Wooden Triangles Set to Decorate Helsinki City Center

3,000 Wooden Triangles Set to Decorate Helsinki City Center

Aug 26 2014 This year’s Helsinki Design Week will see a world first as the PEFC Wood Works x Laser Cut Studio installation is constructed in the center of the city in September. Open to the public, the PEFC Wood Works x Laser Cut Studio event will take place in the middle of Helsinki at Espan lava; a glass...

PEFC Heads to Croatia for the 2nd Regional Conference of Private Forest Owners of Southeast Europe

PEFC Heads to Croatia for the 2nd Regional Conference of Private Forest Owners of Southeast Europe

Aug 25 2014 With the expansion of forest certification to Southeast Europe one of PEFC’s key focuses, Remi Sournia, PEFC Projects & Development Officer, will be taking part in the upcoming 2nd Regional Conference of Private Forest Owners of Southeast Europe in Zagreb, Croatia. “Forest certification...

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...

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