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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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The forest solution: PEFC, fashion and sustainable supply chains

May 14 2018 From the high use of water and pesticides to produce cotton, to the climate impact of...
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2018 PEFC Collaboration Fund: two days left to apply!

May 09 2018 If you haven’t yet submitted your proposal to the 2018 PEFC Collaboration Fund make sure you...
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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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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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Public consultation for new SFI Small Lands Group Certification Module

Apr 25 2018 The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), one of our PEFC members in North America, has submitted...
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