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4 March 2022

Timber from Russia and Belarus considered ‘conflict timber’

PEFC system news

All timber originating from Russia and Belarus is ‘conflict timber’ and therefore cannot be used in PEFC-certified products, the Board of PEFC International clarified today.

2 March 2022

Public consultation: forest certification system for Australia and New Zealand

PEFC system news

Give your feedback on the revised Responsible Wood Forest Certification System. Deadline for comments is 28 April.

1 March 2022

The forest is a place to relax, breathe and meditate

Forests in photos

This month, we hear from Radenko Malic, a runner up in our 2021 PEFC Photo Contest. In our interview, Radenko shared the story behind his photo taken in a forest in Serjuče Moravče Slovenia.

23 February 2022

Thanks to PEFC certification, our company enjoys greater visibility and respect

Certification on the ground

Italian furniture manufacturer Warm and Wood is committing to a more sustainable future for the world’s forests, by using PEFC-certified wood. We talked to Alessandra Tornieri from Warm and Wood about business ethics and the responsibility we have for future generations.

18 February 2022

Forest certification system of Australia and New Zealand submitted for assessment

PEFC system news

The Responsible Wood Forest Certification System has been submitted to PEFC for assessment. Find out more in our upcoming webinar.

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.

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