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New Board members elected at PEFC’s 21st General Assembly

New Board members elected at PEFC’s 21st General Assembly

Nov 16 2016 Peter Latham has been elected as the new Chairman of PEFC, at the PEFC General Assembly in Bali, Indonesia. “I would like to thank everyone for the support I received, and I am very much looking forward to being your Chairman,” said Mr. Latham, following his election. “For me,...

PEFC heads to Viet Nam and Thailand for Chain of Custody auditor training

PEFC heads to Viet Nam and Thailand for Chain of Custody auditor training

Nov 15 2016 This December, auditors from Viet Nam and Thailand will be able to benefit from a PEFC organized Chain of Custody auditor training! Aimed at both qualified and potential auditors, these trainings will enable auditors to comply with our requirement to attend a PEFC-recognized Chain of Custody...

PEFC Week: see how the first day went!

PEFC Week: see how the first day went!

Nov 15 2016 Ben Gunneberg, our CEO, catches us up on the highlights of the first day of PEFC Forest Certification Week 2016! Stay tuned tomorrow for the next installment. Some of our members, and potential members, also shared their highlights from the day. Want to know more about PEFC Week? Then head...

2016, what a year! Find out more…

2016, what a year! Find out more…

Nov 15 2016 From the building momentum in Asia to the start of our standards revision process, 2016 was another busy year for the PEFC alliance – as you will see, we managed to fit a lot in! As we enter the second day of our PEFC Forest Certification Week, we celebrate some of our achievements from...

Sustainable forests, sustainable landscapes, sustainable livelihoods – PEFC Week 2016 begins!

Sustainable forests, sustainable landscapes, sustainable livelihoods – PEFC Week 2016 begins!

Nov 14 2016 Today marks the first day of PEFC Forest Certification Week 2016, the one week in the year when the whole PEFC family from around the world gathers together to discuss not only the future of the organization but the future of forest certification. “This year we came to the vibrant island of...

PEFC announces upcoming online Chain of Custody auditor training

PEFC announces upcoming online Chain of Custody auditor training

Nov 11 2016 The PEFC Chain of Custody training schedule is now available, offering a range of options to suit various needs and time zones. Individual auditor training Upcoming training Date Location Register Details 22 February 2017 Webinar Register...

From Marrakesh to Bali: What does the landscape approach look like in practice?

From Marrakesh to Bali: What does the landscape approach look like in practice?

Nov 10 2016 The PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue is just a week away, and we can’t wait to welcome you all to Bali. Our agenda is now finalized – take a look to see what you can expect. To get you in the mood, our partner CIFOR discusses how we can put integrated landscape approaches into practice. If...

Help define sustainable forest management in India

Help define sustainable forest management in India

Nov 02 2016 India’s draft standard for sustainable forest management is open for public consultation. This means it is now your chance to ensure that this standard reflects your needs and expectations. Take part in the consultation now! Forest certification in India Since joining PEFC last year,...

PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue side events: what takes your interest?

PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue side events: what takes your interest?

Oct 27 2016 From how we can address the multiple challenges of the ‘landscape approach’ to certification, to how we can improve access to certification for community forests, there is something to interest everybody at the side events of our PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue. Friday morning sees us break...

An award winning tree house extension for Mellor Primary School

An award winning tree house extension for Mellor Primary School

Oct 25 2016 Did you ever think your school could be improved with a tree house? Well, for the students of Mellor Primary School this is now a reality; and the outcome is stunning. Designed by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects, Mellor Primary School won the PEFC UK sponsored Best Education Project award at the...

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