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19 May 2023

PEFC/SFI Joint Conference: building on our shared learning and furthering our collaboration

Event report

“On behalf of PEFC, we wish to acknowledge our appreciation for being welcomed as guests by the indigenous communities to their territory,” said David Ford, Vice Chair of the PEFC International Board, as he opened the second day of the joint SFI Conference and PEFC Week.

15 May 2023

PEFC General Assembly welcomes two international stakeholder members

Organization news

Mayr-Melnhof Holz and Mercer International were accepted by PEFC as international stakeholder members during our 28th General Assembly, in Vancouver, Canada.

12 May 2023

Call for nominations: PEFC Chain of Custody Working Group

PEFC system news

PEFC invites stakeholders globally to nominate candidates for the vacant seats on the permanent PEFC Chain of Custody Working Group. Deadline for nominations is 11 June 2023.

5 May 2023

PEFC Sponsors World Conference on Timber Engineering

Sustainable construction

WCTE is one of the world’s leading forums for presenting the latest scientific, technical and architectural innovations in timber construction and attracts a wide audience of those interested in new thinking.

4 May 2023

PEFC’s active engagement in the new EU Deforestation Regulation

Driving innovation

In our recent PEFC webinar, we presented the new EU Deforestation Regulation and PEFC’s related work. In this first part, hear about PEFC's support to the EU and how the new Regulation will bring global implications for trading in and with the EU.

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.

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