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7 April 2020

Good health and well-being – with the help of our forests


For today’s World Health Day, let’s celebrate the work of doctors and nurses, as well as our forests for providing vital medicinal plants. Together they are contributing to UN Sustainable Development Goal 3, ‘Good health and well-being’.

2 April 2020

PEFC standards, who writes them?

20th anniversary

By bringing together a diverse group of people that must work together to build consensus, we can ensure that our standards meet the many expectations placed upon them, and that they integrate the best available knowledge.

30 March 2020

Humans of the Forests – Sonia’s story

Forests in photos

The second instalment of our micro documentary series takes us to Chile, where we meet Sonia Carrasco, an indigenous Mapuche woman who works in the forest as a gatherer.

26 March 2020

The PEFC standards – the core of what we do

20th anniversary

What is a PEFC standard and how do we ensure they continue to be innovative, relevant and effective? And are the same standards applied all over the world?

25 March 2020

COVID-19: PEFC extends transition period for 2020 standards

PEFC system news

This extension gives certified entities and certification bodies an additional six months to align their procedures with the requirements of our three revised standards.


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

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