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Call for nominations – last chance to take part in a Standards Revision Working Group

Call for nominations – last chance to take part in a Standards Revision Working Group

May 10 2016 The call for nominations is closed. We are now evaluating all available nominations and  will come back to the nominees in the next few weeks with further information. The nomination of candidates for the remaining two PEFC Standards Revision Working Groups is now underway. We would like to...

PEFC-certified cheques from Crédit Agricole

PEFC-certified cheques from Crédit Agricole

May 06 2016 Clients at French bank Crédit Agricole can now enjoy their new sustainable cheque books, made with paper originating from PEFC-certified, sustainably managed forests. The largest banking network in France and the leading retail bank in Europe, Crédit Agricle has chosen PEFC...

Work begins for PEFC Standards Revision Working Groups

Work begins for PEFC Standards Revision Working Groups

May 04 2016 Following a fantastic response to our call for nominations, four Standards Revision Working Groups (WGs) are now established and already at work. The four WGs are: WG 1: Sustainable Forest Management Standard (33 members) WG 2: Forest Management Certification Procedures and Group...

Act local: Do you know how PEFC is reaching out in your country?

Act local: Do you know how PEFC is reaching out in your country?

Apr 28 2016 The huge breadth of activities undertaken by PEFC members around the world was clear to see today, as we entered the second day of our annual Members Meeting. From capturing the imagination of children, teenagers and students to forging dynamic new partnerships in person and online, our members...

PEFC Qualified Trainer Program kicks off

PEFC Qualified Trainer Program kicks off

Apr 27 2016 A group of PEFC National members moved a step closer to achieving their “Qualified PEFC Chain of Custody Trainer” status yesterday with the conclusion of the first PEFC NGB Qualified Trainer Program (QTP) session. The PEFC QTP is a program to enable PEFC National members (also known...

Algonquin Park Forest Advisory Group recognized

Algonquin Park Forest Advisory Group recognized

Apr 22 2016 The leadership and personal commitment of the Algonquin Park Forest Advisory Group has been rewarded with the 2016 PEFC Canada Stewardship Award. “The Algonquin Park Forest Certification Advisory Group is one of many dedicated multi-stakeholder public groups in forest communities across...

PEFC Annual Review 2015 - Seeing the Bigger Picture

PEFC Annual Review 2015 - Seeing the Bigger Picture

Apr 20 2016 The substantial impact of PEFC on promoting responsible forest management globally and locally, and the close alignment of our activities with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): these are all clear to see in the 2015 PEFC Annual Review ‘Seeing the Bigger Picture’, released today...

Forests adorn the heart of Brussels

Forests adorn the heart of Brussels

Apr 14 2016 Brussels celebrated the International Day of Forests and the first day of spring with the unveiling of a stunning photo exhibition on forests in the city’s European Quarter. With the slogan “In the spring of 2016 the forest will be a step closer to you”, communication agency...

First ever Nordic PEFC-certified building project

First ever Nordic PEFC-certified building project

Apr 12 2016 Scandinavia is soon to welcome its first PEFC Project certified building as Mäihä, a wooden apartment block, is unveiled at the Seinäjoki Housing Fair in Finland this July. Through PEFC Project Certification, the building constructors will be able to demonstrate the project’s...

Green Building’s LEED Credit promotes sustainable forestry

Green Building’s LEED Credit promotes sustainable forestry

Apr 07 2016 The green building movement – from architects and builders to specifiers and planners - can now benefit from an expanded range of responsibly sourced timber and forest products eligible for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has...

PEFC Certified

Forests area: 300 million ha
Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): > 18,800

(as of December 2016)
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