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20 December 2019

European cities spruce up for the holidays – with PEFC-certified Christmas trees


Christmas is just around the corner and it is time for seasonal splendour. Cities across Europe have once again looked to PEFC-certified forests for their Christmas trees.

19 December 2019

A collaborative approach to forest certification in the Congo Basin

Event report

Our national members for Cameroon, Congo and Gabon have joined forces to develop a regional certification system called PAFC Congo Basin. A workshop in Gabon earlier this month marked the start of the development of the regional sustainable forest management standard.

18 December 2019

The forest is a source of life and emotions

Forests in photos

This December, Ruggero Alberti, a runner up in our 2018 ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest, shares the story behind his image 'The Enchanted Forest’.

17 December 2019

Benefits of PEFC certification on show at Viet Nam International Furniture Fair

Event report

PEFC was present at the fair with a booth and, together with the Viet Nam Forest Certification Office (VFCS), our national member for Vietnam, we held a seminar on 'Market Demand and Availability of PEFC/VFCS Certification',

12 December 2019

Best Use of Certified Timber Prize – winner announced!

Sustainable construction

We are delighted to announce that the winner is the stunning Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre that combines sustainability and inclusivity.

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