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Endorsed National Forest Certification Systems

PEFC-endorsed national forest certification system seeking to obtain international endorsement by PEFC have been independently assessed and found to be in compliance with PEFC’s Sustainability Benchmark. All documentation related to the assessment, including the evaluation report, input received during the global  public consultation, and comments by the Panel of Expert are publicly available.

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Endorsement Dates

  • Joined PEFC: 30 June 1999
  • First endorsement: 15 October 2002
  • First re-endorsement: 4 March 2008
  • Second re-endorsement: 22 May 2013
  • Current endorsement valid until: 31 December 2019*

*This system has been granted an extraordinary endorsement extension to enable it to transition to the revised PEFC benchmark standards, due for completion in late 2017/early 2018.

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    PEFC Certified

    Forests area: 304 million ha
    Forest owners: > 750,000
    Companies (CoC): > 19,800

    (as of September 2017)
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