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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

This presentation is aimed at brand owners, providing them with the business case for using the PEFC label on their products. From consumers to retailers and the banking sector, customers are increasingly demanding that the products they purchase are from sustainable sources. By placing the PEFC...

Global Consumer Survey

Global Consumer Survey

Presentation by Thorsten Arndt, Head of Communications at PEFC International, announcing the results of the first PEFC Global Consumer Survey at the 5th PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue in Paris, France. The survey found, among others, that certification labels, such as the PEFC label, are the most...

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PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue 2014

PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue 2014

Addressing Deforestation: joining forces to stimulate demand for sustainable forest products All the presentations from PEFC's 5th Stakeholder Dialogue, which took place on 20th November 2014 in Paris, France. Consumer Goods and Deforestation: Analysis of Extent and Nature of Illegality in...

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Welcoming Remarks by Mr. William Street, Chairman of PEFC International, at the 19th PEFC General Assembly

Welcoming Remarks by Mr. William Street, Chairman of PEFC International, at the 19th PEFC General Assembly

"This talk of our history tends to put me in a mood to reminisce and to reflect on where we have been and what might lie ahead. Whenever I reflect on the past I always seek to understand how history will judge us. Will we pass the ultimate test of all human endeavors; will we pass the test of...

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Welcoming Remarks by M. Marc-Antoine de Sèze, President of PEFC France, at the 19th PEFC General Assembly

Welcoming Remarks by M. Marc-Antoine de Sèze, President of PEFC France, at the 19th PEFC General Assembly

"If we want forests to be managed in a sustainable way then all parties with an interest in the forest must come together. Only PEFC proposes this. It is TOGETHER that we will write the future of sustainable forestry certification. We must not lose sight of the fact that the stakes are high and...

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Opening Speech at the PEFC 2013 Stakeholder Dialogue by Emmanuel Ze Meka, Executive Director, ITTO

Opening Speech at the PEFC 2013 Stakeholder Dialogue by Emmanuel Ze Meka, Executive Director, ITTO

"There is a kind of vicious circle facing many tropical countries attempting to implement sustainable forest management: they are squeezed on one side by unscrupulous operators who undercut them in undiscriminating markets by selling unsustainable or illegally produced timber, and from the other...

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Welcoming Remarks by Mr. William Street Jr., PEFC Chairman, at the 18th PEFC General Assembly

Welcoming Remarks by Mr. William Street Jr., PEFC Chairman, at the 18th PEFC General Assembly

"We believe that the well-being of the people who own, live in and depend on forests is the single most important criteria to determine if a forest is being sustainably managed. If the people who work in and depend on the forests cannot survive, then the forests themselves will perish."  

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Opening Address by YB Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas at the 18th PEFC General Assembly

Opening Address by YB Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas at the 18th PEFC General Assembly

“Malaysia is committed to manage its forests in a sustainable manner to take full benefits of the environmental, social and economic benefits they provide,” said YB Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, the Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities.  

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PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue 2013: Linking Sustainable Forest Product Supply Chains through Asia

PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue 2013: Linking Sustainable Forest Product Supply Chains through Asia

 The presentations from Day 1 of the PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue 2013: State of forestry in the Asia-Pacific Region by Bruno Cammaert, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Snapshot of Forest Certification in the Asia Region by Ben Gunneberg, PEFC International The EU FLEGT Action...

PEFC Webinar on the Revised PEFC Chain of Custody Standard: PEFC ST 2002:2013 (June 2013)

PEFC Webinar on the Revised PEFC Chain of Custody Standard: PEFC ST 2002:2013 (June 2013)

This webinar informed certification bodies, certificate holders and other interested stakeholders about the major changes in the new PEFC Chain of Custody Standard: PEFC ST 2002:2013. It also covered their relation to the EUTR and other legislation (such as the US Lacey Act and the Australian...

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