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Endorsement Dates

  • Joined PEFC: 19 June 2001
  • First endorsement: 7 August 2008
  • First re-endorsement: 23 December 2013
  • Current endorsement valid until: 23 December 2018
  • Second re-endorsement: Process ongoing

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Endorsement Dates

  • Joined PEFC: 19 June 2001
  • First endorsement: 6 December 2005
  • First re-endorsement: 3 November 2011
  • Second re-endoresement: 12 August 2016
  • Current endorsement valid until: 12 August 2021

Endorsement Documentation

* Note: The SFI Forest Management standard has achieved PEFC endorsement. PEFC has not endorsed the SFI Chain of Custody standard. Any company that sources timber from SFI-certified forests and would like to sell it as PEFC-certified or use the PEFC label needs to obtain PEFC Chain of Custody certification.

PEFC Certified

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

(as of June 2017)
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