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Why Labels Matter: The Business Case for Using the PEFC Label

Why Labels Matter: The Business Case for Using the PEFC Label

Packaging is used everywhere; it is essential for protecting products on their journey from factory to store and eventually to people’s homes. Packaging contains, preserves, protects, transports, and communicates – and consumers expect packaging to be responsiblysourced, with minimal impact on...

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PEFC and Solid Wood Construction

PEFC and Solid Wood Construction

One of the most exciting developments across the construction landscape is the growth and increased use of engineered timber products and solid wood building solutions such as cross laminated timber (CLT) and glulam. These are recognized as a popular and fashionable way to build strong,...

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Developing a National Forest Certification System: Your Toolkit

Developing a National Forest Certification System: Your Toolkit

Designed to address the needs of organizations currently leading standard setting processes, the Toolkit provides a step-by-step guide to developing a national forest certification system aligned with PEFC’s globally recognized sustainability benchmark requirements. It gives hands-on advice for...

PEFC Annual Review 2012 - Broadening the Base: a Review of PEFC Activities

PEFC Annual Review 2012 - Broadening the Base: a Review of PEFC Activities

2012 was a pivotal year for PEFC. As our previous five-year management period concludes, it is reassuring to see that the organisation has achieved our main goal: the firm establishment, legitimacy and acceptance of PEFC in the sustainable forest management (SFM) arena. But more importantly, the...

Joinery, Fit Out and Certified Timber

Joinery, Fit Out and Certified Timber

Joinery, Fit Out and Certified Timber aims to inform everyone from large fit out companies to the smallest joinery firm about the increasing requirements and expectations of timber to come from independently certified sources. Whether you are working with sheet materials such as plywood,...

PEFC and the Financial Sector

PEFC and the Financial Sector

How forest certification can help financial professionals manage environmental risk and verify sustainability is the topic of the PEFC and the Financial Sector brochure. This publication explores why forest certification is relevant to finance, how financial instutions can use and benefit from...

Promoting Sustainable Forest Management - Introducing PEFC’s Unique Approach to Forest Certification

Promoting Sustainable Forest Management - Introducing PEFC’s Unique Approach to Forest Certification

Forest certification is crucial in providing evidence of sustainable forest management. Increasingly, this proof is a prerequisite for doing business; certified forest materials are requested more and more in procurement policies around the world. In turn, forest certification has a...

Marketing and Communication Professionals Brochure

Marketing and Communication Professionals Brochure

One of the most effective ways for an organization to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability is by specifying PEFC certification when placing orders for paper, packaging and printed materials. This ensures that the wood and wood-based materials contained in the products are from legal and...

Sustainable Timber: A Guide to Procurement for the Public Sector

Sustainable Timber: A Guide to Procurement for the Public Sector

Officials and those engaged in sustainability in local governments and public institutions around the world know that sustainability is key in forward-looking procurement policies and activities the world over. It is an integral part of the role of the public sector to contribute to the...

PEFC une nouvelle approche pour la certification forestière

PEFC une nouvelle approche pour la certification forestière

This French-language brochure discusses PEFC's activities in Cameroon, the Congo Basin, and how forest certification is now available in Gabon thanks to PAFC Gabon.

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