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19 October 2022

Exchange and collaboration in the heart of the European Union


“PEFC in Brussels” was the informal title of our successful week at the end of September, that gathered 55 PEFC members from around the world in the Belgian and EU capital.

18 October 2022

Best Use of Certified Timber Prize: a green oasis and a community meeting point with sustainability at heart

Sustainable construction

Discover two finalists of the Best Use of Certified Timber Prize, rewarding architects for using certified timber for outstanding buildings.

15 October 2022

For as long as I can remember, the forest has been present in my life

Certification on the ground

Around the world, women in rural areas work hard, yet often their work is overlooked or not respected. Forestry is no exception. For International Day of Rural Women, we gave the word to women on the ground.

15 October 2022

Management means better forests – forests of the future

Certification on the ground

For International Day of Rural Women, Forestry lecturer Paula Soares shared what the forest means to her, and what makes sustainable forest management so important.

14 October 2022

We women are going to build the future

Certification on the ground

International Day of Rural Women on 15 October celebrates the work and achievements of rural women around the world. We spoke to Sara Vale Pena, President of a Spanish Forest Owners Association, about women in forestry and how she discovered her love for the forest.

Conflict Timber

See PEFC's guidance following the announcement that all timber originating from Russia and Belarus is ‘conflict timber’.


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

PEFC Annual Review

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Hannah Prins

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