Presentations & Speeches
"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...
"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."
“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.
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...
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...
The presentation, updated on a monthly basis, offers detailed information about types and distribution of PEFC certificates as well as national PEFC endorsed national forest certification systems and PEFC members.
Forest certification is widely recognized as one of the most useful tools in promoting the responsible management of the world’s forest. Yet with less than ten percent of the world’s forest certified collaboration of all actors – governments, business and civil society – and at all levels can...
This webinar informed stakeholders about the main changes between the old and the revised PEFC Chain of Custody standard (PEFC ST 2002:2010) and its amended PEFC Logo use rules (PEFC ST 2001:2008 v2) on 16, 22 and 23 February 2011. The webinars took place on 16th, 22nd and 23rd February...
This webinar presents and discusses the draft revised social requirement for PEFC Chain of Custody certification The requirements would oblige PEFC-certified organizations to demonstrate that they: ensure workers' freedom of associations and rights for collective bargaining prohibit...
This webinar presents and discusses the draft revised requirement for sustainable forest management, which have been modified as part of PEFC's Standards Revision process.
This webinar presents and discusses the draft revised requirement for standard setting under PEFC, which have been modified as part of PEFC's Standards Revision process.
This webinar presents and discusses the draft revised requirement for group forest certification under PEFC, which have been modified as part of PEFC's Standards Revision process.
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- Indonesian Forest Certification Scheme Open for Public Consultation
- Argentina Seeks PEFC Endorsement
- Luxembourg Forest Certification System Seeks Re-Endorsement by PEFC
- Chain of Custody Training Seminar at the PEFC Forest Certification Week
- Malaysian and Gabonese Certification Schemes Open for Public Consultation