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21 April 2020

Humans of the Forests – Nancy’s story

Forests in photos

Nancy Gallego, a forest fire monitor in Southern Chile, shares her story with us. Every morning, she climbs up an observation tower to look out for forest fires.

17 April 2020

Practicing continuous improvement: The evolution of PEFC standards

20th anniversary

Our CEO Ben Gunneberg speaks about the development of the PEFC standards and why it is so important to adapt national forest management standards to local conditions.

14 April 2020

Humans of the Forests – José Daniel’s story

Forests in photos

José Daniel has been working in the forest for 40 years, never losing his love for it. In the second instalment of our video series, he tells us what the forest means to him.

9 April 2020

PEFC International Board member passes away after severe illness


It is with deep regret and sadness that we learned of the death of our dear friend and colleague, Jin Sook Lee.

9 April 2020

COVID-19: SFM guidance for certification bodies and certified companies


PEFC's guidance for sustainable forest management auditing of PEFC certified companies affected by restrictions due to COVID-19.


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

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