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Communicating benefits of forest products key to unlocking potential...

Feb 20 2018 The environmental rationale for protecting forests is well known. Lesser known, but equally...
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PEFC announces upcoming online Chain of Custody auditor training

Feb 15 2018 The PEFC Chain of Custody training schedule is now available, offering a range of options to suit...
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Forests are under threat – use them or lose them!

Feb 09 2018 Forests are vital to our way of life, but they are under threat. Converted to agricultural land,...
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India launches its national forest certification system!

Jan 31 2018 Regional workshops, extensive stakeholder engagement in the field and a countrywide public...
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Responsible Wood Chairman recognized in the Australia Day Honours

Jan 29 2018 Dr. Hans Drielsma, a respected forester and Chairman of our Australian national member,...
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Looking into our (wooden) housing future at Helsinki Design Week

Oct 25 2017 Can you build a house overnight? Can it be beautiful, stylish and sustainable? The answer is yes...
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PEFC announces upcoming online Chain of Custody auditor training

Feb 15 2018 The PEFC Chain of Custody training schedule is now available, offering a range of options to suit...
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There is still time to give your feedback on PEFC Group Certification!

Feb 02 2018 With the deadline of 18 February fast approaching, make sure you do not miss your opportunity to...
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We explain the changes to our group certification standard

Jan 08 2018 Do you want to give your feedback as we revise our standard for group certification? But feel like...
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