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The critical role of forests and the landscape – Outcomes of the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue (Part 2)

The critical role of forests and the landscape – Outcomes of the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue (Part 2)

Dec 05 2016 Have you read Part 1 of the outcomes of the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue - Sustainable landscapes key to sustainable livelihoods? Our Stakeholder Dialogue brought over 200 people to Bali, Indonesia on the 17-18 November 2016 to explore the forest sector’s role within the context of...

Sustainable landscapes key to sustainable livelihoods – Outcomes of the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue (Part 1)

Sustainable landscapes key to sustainable livelihoods – Outcomes of the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue (Part 1)

Dec 01 2016 "Forestry is not only about forests but about livelihoods. We need to stop complicating things and focus more on helping poor people to grow trees and produce wood," said Dr. Sadanandan Nambiar (formerly CSIRO) during his keynote address at the 2016 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue in Bali on...

PEFC launches accreditation body training – sign up now!

PEFC launches accreditation body training – sign up now!

Nov 28 2016 Accreditation body auditors and technical experts are invited to attend our first Accreditation Body Training session, held in the PEFC office in Geneva next January. This two day training course will to help better prepare and qualify you for the assessment of certification bodies operating...

American Tree Farm System seeks PEFC re-endorsement: public consultation open

American Tree Farm System seeks PEFC re-endorsement: public consultation open

Nov 25 2016 The American Tree Farm System (ATFS) has become the latest national forest certification system to seek PEFC endorsement, and stakeholders globally are invited to provide feedback on its compliance with our Sustainability Benchmarks by 7 January 2017. ATFS is one of the oldest initiatives for...

Certification, sustainable forest management and the landscape approach

Certification, sustainable forest management and the landscape approach

Nov 24 2016 “It’s very clear that certification and sustainable forest management fit neatly into the paradigm of the landscape approach,” highlights Dr. Terry Sunderland, following the conclusion of our PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue last week. Terry is a Principal Scientist at CIFOR, the...

PEFC Week: taking the organization forward

PEFC Week: taking the organization forward

Nov 23 2016 As the 2016 PEFC Forest Certification Week came to an end, Sheam Satkuru-Granzella, Vice Chair of the PEFC International Board, looked back at some of the key highlights and outcomes from the week. "We've had a marvelous, constructive and productive week." "The discussions throughout the whole...

PEFC Week: our time in Bali comes to an end

PEFC Week: our time in Bali comes to an end

Nov 19 2016 After a fantasic, productive and enlightening week in Bali, PEFC Forest Certification Week 2016 has come to an end. Make sure you keep an eye on our event website as we share the presentations and key findings from the Stakeholder Dialogue, more videos come online and we publish the photos from...

PEFC Week: Thoughts after the General Assembly

PEFC Week: Thoughts after the General Assembly

Nov 18 2016 The mid point of PEFC Forest Certification Week marked the 21st PEFC General Assembly. Among the many outcomes from the day was the appointment of our new Chairman, Peter Latham, and the approval of new PEFC national members from Thailand, Romania and Macedonia. Take a look at what our CEO, Ben...

PEFC celebrates impressive increases in certified hectares

PEFC celebrates impressive increases in certified hectares

Nov 18 2016 This year saw our members smash through past records for new PEFC-certified hectares! In Australia alone, more than 16 million hectares of forest became PEFC-certified – an achievement that won Australian Forestry Standard (AFS) the top prize for growth during our PEFC Forest Certification...

“Growing together – growing strong”

“Growing together – growing strong”

Nov 17 2016 “We must embrace curiosity and rejoice in the alchemy of innovation to come up with new ideas, products, and solutions to develop different ways to promote our vision of a world in which people manage forests sustainably,” said Ben Gunneberg, CEO of PEFC International, as he opened...

PEFC Certified

Forests area: 300 million ha
Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): > 18,700

(as of September 2016)
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