PEFC in 2019: from Niche to Mainstream
12 November 2019 News
For this year’s PEFC Week, the PEFC family is gathering in Würzburg, where we first presented our logo in 1999, a few months before PEFC was founded. The meeting in Würzburg marked a turning point in the establishment of our organization.
20 years on, we are looking back at our key mile stones and achievements. PEFC has come a long way from its roots as a European system with 12 national founding members, to becoming the world’s largest forest certification system with members, standards and certified hectares around the globe.
In 2019, we have been driving innovation via novel technological approaches and engagement in emerging issues through our projects and partnerships. We are striving to further increase our communications effectiveness through new online campaigns, including a video campaign and our annual photo contest. We focus our engagement in emerging sectors such as construction, packaging and fashion and forge new partnerships that will benefit millions of smallholders.
As we conclude the second day of our PEFC Forest Certification Week, we celebrate some of our achievements from this year with the special PEFC Week newsletter.
Have a look and learn more about the highlights of our work in 2019!