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PEFC to Take the Next Step in South America

PEFC to Take the Next Step in South America

Jul 07 2015 National PEFC members in South America gathered alongside 50 forestry sector representatives from around the continent with one key focus: to expand forest certification and the uptake of PEFC-certified products in the region. The ‘Forest Certification: Current Situation and...

China Adopts New Forest Certification Regulation

China Adopts New Forest Certification Regulation

Jul 03 2015 The China Forest Certification Council (CFCC) has announced that the Chinese Government has passed and is enacting immediately its new national forest certification regulations. These important rules set out the scope, framework, and requirements for all forest certifications operating in China....

PEFC UK Launch New Online Certification Tool for UK Woodlands

PEFC UK Launch New Online Certification Tool for UK Woodlands

Jun 29 2015 PEFC UK has launched a new certification system designed to enable small and medium-sized woodland owners to participate in forest certification. The new online forest certification system aims to provide a simple and cost-effective solution to assist the UK’s small and medium-sized...

PEFC’s 2015 Collaboration Fund set to have a Global Impact

PEFC’s 2015 Collaboration Fund set to have a Global Impact

Jun 26 2015 This year, PEFC’s Collaboration Fund has gone truly global, with the winning projects coming from all four corners of the world. “It’s the first year in the Collaboration Fund’s five year history that we’ve had such well-developed proposals full of ambitious and...

Forest Leaders’ Summit Calls on Consumers to Help Save Global Forests

Forest Leaders’ Summit Calls on Consumers to Help Save Global Forests

Jun 25 2015 “At a time when the world’s governments, businesses and civil society leaders are focusing on developing global commitments to combat climate change, to be agreed at the Climate Summit in Paris in December this year, consumers can already participate in making a difference,”...

Hungary Moves Closer to a National Forest Certification System

Hungary Moves Closer to a National Forest Certification System

Jun 22 2015 Hungary has taken an important step forwards in the development of its National Forest Certification System with the launch of the national public consultation for the Hungarian sustainable forest management standard. There has been a growing demand among local stakeholders for a PEFC-endorsed...

World First: PEFC and CFCC Logos Together

World First: PEFC and CFCC Logos Together

Jun 18 2015 The CFCC and PEFC logos can now be seen together on a product for the first time in China, with the launch of Asia Symbol’s “Paper One” copy paper in early June. By displaying both logos together, the company can now immediately demonstrate its commitment to sustainable forest...

Smallholders Lead the Way on PEFC Certification in Vietnam

Smallholders Lead the Way on PEFC Certification in Vietnam

Jun 15 2015 There is urgent need for government, donors and industry to support the newly established Vietnamese Forestry Certification System in order to meet the government’s ambitious forest certification targets, especially given the vast amount of smallholders in the country. It is therefore...

Fresh or recycled fiber, either-or? The answer is both!

Fresh or recycled fiber, either-or? The answer is both!

Jun 11 2015 Have you ever wondered if it is more sustainable to use paper products made from fresh or recycled fiber? It is a fair question to ask, but a question that cannot be answered with either-or. With their latest Facts & Trends report, the WBCSD Forest Solutions Group demonstrates the...

Indonesia Celebrates its First PEFC-Certified Forests

Indonesia Celebrates its First PEFC-Certified Forests

Jun 09 2015 Two major pulp and paper companies in Indonesia — Asia Pacific Resources International, or APRIL, and Asia Pulp & Paper, or APP — have become the first in the country to achieve IFCC sustainable forest management certification. IFCC, the Indonesian Forestry Certification...

 

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