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PEFC Annual Review 2013 - Building on Momentum

PEFC Annual Review 2013 - Building on Momentum

Momentum has been gathering strength in the world of sustainable forest management, propelled by issues such as climate change, but so it has at PEFC, the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification, as the organization started a new five-year management cycle based on its 2013-17...

2013 PEFC Week Newsletter

2013 PEFC Week Newsletter

A special edition of the PEFC Newsletter, published on the occasion of the 2013 PEFC Forest Certification Week held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia highlights some of the key achievements and progress of PEFC in 2013. 

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PEFC Strategy 2013-2016 Summary

PEFC Strategy 2013-2016 Summary

PEFC has a strong role in promoting best practices in the forest, with specific consideration to the role of small-, family- and community forest owners. PEFC's bottom-up approach to forest certification is considered well-suited to have a positive impact on the ground and to best support people...

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PEFC Annual Review 2012 - Broadening the Base

PEFC Annual Review 2012 - Broadening the Base

2012 was a pivotal year for PEFC. As our previous five-year management period concludes, it is reassuring to see that the organisation has achieved our main goal: the firm establishment, legitimacy and acceptance of PEFC in the sustainable forest management (SFM) arena. But more importantly, the...

Annual Review 2011 - Moving Beyond Timber

Annual Review 2011 - Moving Beyond Timber

"Beyond timber" is the theme of the 2011 Annual Review, reflecting changes that have taken place over the past few years in the forest-based sector, among forest users and uses. It reflects the outlook for forest certification and PEFC. When PEFC began its work over a decade ago, the focus of the...

What makes PEFC unique AND the system of choice?

What makes PEFC unique AND the system of choice?

This one-pager presenst some of the unique and distinguishing features of PEFC when compared to other international certification systems. As the largest forest certification system globally PEFC is the certification system of choice, with over 300 million hectares of forests globally upholding...

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Rio Forest Certification Declaration

Rio Forest Certification Declaration

Almost 20 years ago, the world's governments failed to protect our forests. Their failure has been our challenge, and millions of people around the world have been working harder to save the world's green lung. The Rio Forest Certification Declaration is based on the idea that a common set of...

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Annual Review 2010 - Integrating society in sustainable forest management

Annual Review 2010 - Integrating society in sustainable forest management

For PEFC, 2010 was in many ways the "Year of Society." PEFC's activities were aimed at ensuring increased attention to social issues and greater inclusion of previously disadvantaged or disenfranchised stakeholders in sustainable forest management. It also saw renewed efforts to readjust the...

PEFC Certified

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

(as of March 2017)
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