National members

Our national members are independent, national organizations that develop and run the national forest certification system in their country. 

PEFC Denmark

The Danish Forest Certification Scheme was first endorsed in 2002 and has been re-endorsed a further two times. The system maintained its endorsement in March 2022. 

Danish national system endorsement certificate 95.77 KB

System elements

Sustainable forest management standard
Sustainable forest management standard (plantation)
Sustainable forest management standard (trees outside forests)No
Group certification requirementsYes
Chain of custody requirements (PEFC International)Yes
Certification body requirements for chain of custody (PEFC International)Yes
Full system documentationYes

Endorsement milestones

To maintain its PEFC endorsement, the system must meet specific endorsement milestones. The first milestone is the start of the periodic review within five years of the national approval of the sustainable forest management standard.

  • National approval date: 5 March 2021
  • Review date: 5 March 2026
Danish national system endorsement milestones 137.57 KB

2020/21 system assessment

  • Status: Assessment finished, system endorsement maintained 
  • Type: Revised system
  • Assessment Report
  • Assessor: CK Services
  • System submitted for assessment: 11 June 2021
  • Consultation: 5 July - 2 September 2021

Watch the recording of the webinar to find out more about this national system.

System history

  • Re-endorsed: 7 March 2022
  • Re-endorsed: 22 May 2013
  • Re-endorsed: 4 March 2008
  • Endorsed: 15 October 2002
  • Joined PEFC: 30 June 1999

PEFC Denmark

History before PEFC 

PEFC Denmark was created in 1999 and joined PEFC International shortly after.

What are the benefits of being part of the PEFC alliance? 

We benefit from being part of a global family of organisations that work together to protect the forests of the world.


PEFC Denmark
Amalievej 20
1875 Frederiksberg C
+45 40 46 20 50 

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Peter Bæk
Secretary General

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