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25 July 2023

Public consultation: French forest certification system

PEFC system news

Give your feedback on the French Forest Certification System. Deadline for comments is 21 September 2023.

20 July 2023

PEFC chain of custody certificates issued against previous 2013 standard soon to be invalid

PEFC system news

Important reminder for companies still certified against the 2013 version of the PEFC Chain of Custody standard, or certification bodies issuing PEFC chain of custody certificates: any certificates issued against the 2013 version will no longer be valid as of 14 November 2023.

18 July 2023

Give your feedback on ST 1004: certification body requirements for sustainable forest management

PEFC system news

This vital benchmark standard is entering a critical stage of its development. Deadline for comments is 5 September 2023.

17 July 2023

French forest certification system submitted for endorsement

PEFC system news

The French national forest certification system has been submitted to PEFC for endorsement. Find out more in our upcoming webinar.

14 July 2023

Developing sustainability, by Tatu Liimatainen


Tatu Liimatainen, National Secretary of PEFC Finland, reflects on forest management in his country and the important present and future role of PEFC certification in ensuring sustainable development.

Conflict Timber

See PEFC's guidance following the announcement that all timber originating from Russia and Belarus is ‘conflict timber’.


See PEFC's latest COVID-19 guidance for certification bodies and certified entities.

PEFC Annual Review

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