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Experience Forests, Experience PEFC – did you take part?

Jun 11 2018 As we celebrated World Environment Day last week, our 2018 PEFC Photo Contest came to close...
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Connecting certified forests to sustainable construction

May 31 2018 Using wood in construction is fantastic. It looks good, is easy to work with, is healthy for the...
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We explain the changes to our sustainable forest management benchmark

May 29 2018 Do you want to give your feedback as we revise our benchmark for sustainable forest management?...
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Affordable and sustainable: prefabricated home wins green award!

Mar 29 2018 Cross laminated timber, glue laminated timber… engineered wood is making it easier than...
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After 10 years: goodbye to Kees

Mar 23 2018 It has been ten years since Kees Boon, together with student Johan Vlieger, founded PEFC...
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Sustainability, solidarity and gender equality on the catwalk

Feb 27 2018 Fantastic and sustainable creations by renowned Spanish designer, María Lafuente, marked...
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We explain the changes to our sustainable forest management benchmark

May 29 2018 Do you want to give your feedback as we revise our benchmark for sustainable forest management?...
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Austria, Canada, UK and Uruguay achieve PEFC re-endorsement

May 18 2018 The Austrian, Canadian, UK and Uruguayan national forest certification systems have successfully...
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Going beyond forests: PEFC to open certification to farmers and...

May 07 2018 Our revised Sustainable Forest Management benchmark is now up for public consultation, and we are...
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