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Demonstrating the legality and sustainability of tropical hardwood is a...

Oct 18 2018 “We are entering a new age for timber, a new industrial revolution for timber,” said Peter Latham,...
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The triple win of Trees outside Forests

Oct 16 2018 “Certifying Trees outside Forests creates a win-win-win situation,” said Thorsten Arndt, Head of...
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Discover the finalists for the Best Use of Certified Timber Prize IV

Oct 15 2018 We proudly present the last two shortlisted projects for the World Architecture Festival’s Best...
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Head Above Water: PEFC-certified timber helps to challenge mental health...

Oct 10 2018 Visitors to London’s South Bank last month saw a dramatic change to the city’s skyline, all in...
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Unity in diversity in Japan’s new National Olympic Stadium

Oct 05 2018 How can all of Japan’s 47 prefectures be united in a New National Olympic Stadium? Through timber...
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Forests as places of peace and joy in PEFC Slovenia’s photo contest

Sep 11 2018 What do mystic figures, peace and mushrooms have in common? They can all be found in Slovenian...
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Chain of Custody auditor training in Southeast Asia – register now!

Sep 26 2018 Auditors from around Southeast Asia are invited to join our Chain of Custody auditor training...
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Give your feedback on the national systems of Bulgaria, India and Thailand

Jul 23 2018 PEFC invites stakeholders around the world to comment on the national systems of Bulgaria, India...
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Revised standards: New design

Jul 18 2018 As our standards revision process continues, it is not only the content that is changing, but...
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