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January 21, 2019

PEFC turns 20!


2019 is a very special year for the PEFC family as together we celebrate our 20th anniversary. In 1999, European small-forest owners came together to create an international forest certification system that had their needs at heart: PEFC!

January 16, 2019

Call for nominations: sustainable forest management and certification body requirements

PEFC system news

PEFC is looking for candidates for the Chain of Custody Revision Working Group and for our newly established Sustainable Forest Management Working Group.

January 14, 2019

Online Chain of Custody auditor training – register now!

Training announcements

We have updated the training schedule for our Chain of Custody auditor trainings - have a look!

January 11, 2019

Turning the tables on unsustainable furniture

Sustainable construction

The furniture company Oak and Hide creates a new generation of flat-pack furniture - a clean design, strong joints and made entirely of PEFC-certified timber.

January 8, 2019

The forest and the mountains are my second home

Forests in photos

In 2018, we held the second ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest. Francisco Costa, one of our 12 winners, tells us the story behind his photo.

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