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2 September 2020

Get ready to audit against the 2020 PEFC chain of custody standard – join our training!

Training announcements

Register now for the PEFC chain of custody refresher trainings in the Netherlands and online!

1 September 2020

Public Consultation: Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme

PEFC system news

Stakeholders from around the world are invited to give feedback on the revised Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme. Deadline for comments is 17 October 2020.

26 August 2020

Sunrays and moonlight in the forest – PEFC Italy presents the winners of its photo contest

Forests in photos

Discover the winning photos of PEFC Italy's 2020 ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest!

24 August 2020

Best Use of Certified Timber Prize – New date and prolonged entry phase

Sustainable construction

The World Architecture Festival will go virtual in December, and be back as a live event on 23 – 25 June. The entry deadline has been extended to 8 January 2021.

20 August 2020

A world first: 5-storey hotel made of PEFC-certified timber opened in Austria

Sustainable construction

PEFC-certified glue laminated timber and cross laminated timber were used for the entire supporting structure. The wood used for the furniture, doors, floors and decoration gives the rooms a warm atmosphere and a natural scent.


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