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Committed collaboration for using IT in Sustainable Forest Management in...

Dec 07 2018 “Information technology (IT) will be a powerful driver in sustainable forest management in years...
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World Architecture Festival – Best Use of Certified Timber, we have a...

Dec 05 2018 The wait has come to an end! At an impressive gala dinner with over 1000 attendees, the jury of...
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Trees outside forests: magnifying the climate change mitigation role of...

Dec 03 2018 COP24 starts today, and once again, climate change is in the global spotlight. At PEFC, we have...
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PAFC Gabon poised to contribute to Gabon’s commitment to sustainable...

Nov 01 2018 “We are ready and prepared to assist our country in achieving its objective to become the world...
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Head Above Water: PEFC-certified timber helps to challenge mental health...

Oct 10 2018 Visitors to London’s South Bank last month saw a dramatic change to the city’s skyline, all in...
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Unity in diversity in Japan’s new National Olympic Stadium

Oct 05 2018 How can all of Japan’s 47 prefectures be united in a New National Olympic Stadium? Through timber...
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Give your feedback on the Luxembourg forest certification system

Nov 20 2018 PEFC invites stakeholders around the world to comment on the revised national forest certification...
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A leap forward for sustainable forest management and smallholders

Nov 14 2018 Today was a future defining day for PEFC, as the PEFC General Assembly voted on the approval of...
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Chain of Custody auditor training in Bulgaria and online – register now!

Nov 08 2018 We have updated our training schedule with two options for training in the near future, one...
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