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PEFC: Sustainability for Packaging Professionals

PEFC: Sustainability for Packaging Professionals

From small and medium enterprises to global brands, more and more companies are looking to demonstrate that the fiber they use in their packaging comes from a certified sustainable source. They are responding to an increasingly discerning market place, which expects products to address...

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Why Labels Matter: The Business Case for Using the PEFC Label

Why Labels Matter: The Business Case for Using the PEFC Label

Packaging is used everywhere; it is essential for protecting products on their journey from factory to store and eventually to people’s homes. Packaging contains, preserves, protects, transports, and communicates – and consumers expect packaging to be responsibly sourced, with minimal...

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Marketing and Communication Professionals Brochure

Marketing and Communication Professionals Brochure

One of the most effective ways for an organization to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability is by specifying PEFC certification when placing orders for paper, packaging and printed materials. This ensures that the wood and wood-based materials contained in the products are from legal and...

PEFC Certified Paper for the Print, Packaging, and Publishing Industries

PEFC Certified Paper for the Print, Packaging, and Publishing Industries

In response to increasing print buyer interest in providing assurances of sustainable sourcing to their customers, leading paper merchants are offering a range of PEFC certified papers, with more and more print companies obtaining PEFC Chain of Custody certification. Ever increasing numbers of...

PEFC Chain of Custody Certification - The Key to Selling Certified Products

PEFC Chain of Custody Certification - The Key to Selling Certified Products

This brochure does not yet reflect the changes to the 2013 Chain of Custody standard. PEFC will shortly be publishing an updated version of this brochure inline with the new Chain of Custody PEFC ST 2002:2013 standard, including information regarding compliance with EUTR requirements. Chain of...

The Business Benefits of PEFC Certification

The Business Benefits of PEFC Certification

From small and medium-sized enterprises to global brands, more and more companies along the timber value chain are looking to demonstrate that the forest-based materials they are using come from legal and sustainable sources. Some are doing so in response to legislation and regulatory...

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Passing it Along: Communicating Chain of Custody to Suppliers and Customers

Passing it Along: Communicating Chain of Custody to Suppliers and Customers

This document is an important resource for any entity contemplating or currently certified to PEFC's Chain of Custody standard, explaining how companies can best utilize PEFC in their marketing and communication activities. PEFC's Chain of Custody certification is a key component of the forest...

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PEFC Logo Usage Toolkit (Second Edition, December 2010)

PEFC Logo Usage Toolkit (Second Edition, December 2010)

The Logo Usage Toolkit (Second Version, December 2010) for on-product labelling is applicable to companies that have been certified to PEFC ST 2002:2013.  The Toolkit is designed to assist logo users in applying the logo and labels consistently in terms of design and layout, and in line with...

Enabling Sustainability in Forest Management - Introducing PEFC’s Unique Approach to Forest Certification

Enabling Sustainability in Forest Management - Introducing PEFC’s Unique Approach to Forest Certification

Forest certification is at the core of our work, as we promote and enable sustainable forest management around the world. We recognize that while the concept of sustainable forest management is global in nature, its implementation is local. This is why we work with local organizations and people...

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Forests area: 303 million ha
Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): > 18,800

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