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13 January 2022

PAFC Congo Basin regional certification system achieves PEFC endorsement

PEFC system news

The Pan African Forest Certification (PAFC) Congo Basin regional system has achieved PEFC endorsement. This is the world’s first PEFC endorsed regional forest certification system.

11 January 2022

Being PEFC certified provides essential value for us

Certification on the ground

In our latest interview, Natàlia Carmona, Director of Food Quality and Safety at Spanish cardboard packaging manufacturer Alzamora Group, shared her thoughts on sustainability and respect for the environment.

5 January 2022

Forests give me inspiration for my work and lots of good stories

Forests in photos

This January, our photo in the spotlight is ‘The Man and the Forest’, the winning image of the 2021 PEFC Photo Contest. In our interview, photographer Vitalii Popkov told us the story behind his stunning photo.

4 January 2022

PEFC announces departure of CEO


We begin 2022 with the announcement that Ben Gunneberg is departing PEFC after a long and distinguished career as Secretary General/CEO.

22 December 2021

A sustainable celebration with PEFC – European cities choose certified Christmas trees


Again this year, several European cities celebrate in sustainable style by choosing PEFC-certified firs and spruces as their Christmas trees.


See PEFC's latest COVID-19 guidance for certification bodies and certified entities.

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