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Kingsgate House: First PEFC UK Project Certification in the World
The first major construction project in the world to achieve PEFC Project Certification is now complete at Kingsgate House, a seven-storey residential project in West London.

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The Significance of PEFC Certified Cork
This video shows how cork is harvested in a traditional manner in PEFC-certified cork forests and the benefits and advantages of PEFC certification in the context of rural development.

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Forestry Is Not Rocket Science - It Is Far More Complex
PEFC Chairman William Street addresses participants at the high-level side event "Forests: the gheart of a green economy", jointly organized by FAO, ICPFA and BRACELPA during the Rio+20 conference in June 2012.

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From Wood to the Wooden House in 12km
The video, a contribution to the Rio+20 conference, follows the journey of a piece of timber from a PEFC-certified forest to being a structurally important beam in a wooden building.

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PEFC Certified Wood: A Sustainable Construction Material
Wood is one of the most sustainable building materials available if it originates from sustainably forestry. A report on Dutch TV channel RTL Z provides an overview of forest certification and highlights the benefits of PEFC.

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The Rio Forest Certification Declaration
PEFC Chairman William Street explains the importance of the Declaration and why it requires support by all forest stakeholders globally and locally. More info at www.rioforestcertificationdeclaration.org.

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USGBC: The Way Foreward
Forest certification standards from around the world remain committed to work with the United States Green Building Council to assist it in better recognizing the sustainability attributes of timber in construction.

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Kleenex - Lab tested for future generations
Kleenex® Cottonelle® has PEFC environmental certification. PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) is an independent, not-for-profit body for certifying sustainable forestry.

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PEFC in North America
Bob Simpson, PEFC Vice Chairman and Senior Vice-President of the American Forest Foundation, explains how PEFC works and what it offers small forest owners. Video shared with kind permission of Logging Management

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Forest Certification in North America
Kathy Abusow, President and CEO of PEFC-member SFI, talks about SFI and other certification programs, growing consumer acceptance, and the state of certification worldwide. Video shared with kind permission of Logging Management

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Paris turns green.....
....soon, the forest will arrive in Paris. Preview it!

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Forest Certification & Green Building Standards
Kathy Abusow, President and CEO of SFI, speaks about the USGBC LEED rating system, which represents an overly complicated set of criteria for certified timber that no other building material is measured against.

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Forests area: 258 million ha
Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): 15,804

(as of January 2014)
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