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6 May 2024

Light is the most important part of my pictures, but there must also be trees

Forests in photos

This May, our photo of the month is ‘Misty Sunrise’, taken by Jari Romppainen on the Simojoki River in Ranua, Finland. The photo was a winner of PEFC Finland’s 2021 PEFC Photo Contest and a runner-up in the 2023 Best of the Best contest.

29 April 2024

PEFC Spain awards sustainability prize at the Circular Sustainable Fashion Week Madrid

Forests for Fashion

PEFC Spain awarded the “PEFC Sustainability Award” yesterday at the Circular Sustainable Fashion Week in Madrid, highlighting the winners’ commitment to circularity, traceability, and sustainability in their designs.

26 April 2024

The PEFC EUDR DDS standard module: consultation and information webinar

EU Deforestation Regulation

There are still a few days to go for you to give your feedback on the new PEFC EUDR DDS standard module, deadline for comments is 7 May 2024. To get an introduction to this new module, watch our recent webinar recording.

25 April 2024

Rebâtir Notre-Dame de Paris, receives PEFC project certification, certifying the sustainability of the solid oak used to rebuild the cathedral's roof structures

Sustainable construction

PEFC project certification was awarded for the rebuilding of the roof structure of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral. The parts destroyed by the fire in April 2019 were rebuilt identically, using the same techniques and materials as the original: solid oak.

12 April 2024

Trees outside Forests certification opens up markets for Dutch tree owners


PEFC Netherlands was our first national member to achieve PEFC endorsement for their national Trees outside Forests requirements. We talked to their National Secretary, Marten de Groot, about the standard development process and the difference this new certification makes in his country.


Discover how we're working to align with the EUDR and bring our PEFC EUDR solution to the market.

Conflict Timber

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

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