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14 November 2023

PEFC Chain of Custody and Trademarks standards – 2013 versions extended to 31 December 2023

PEFC system news

After 31 December 2023, certificates issued against the 2013 versions of PEFC ST 2002 and PEFC ST 2001 will no longer be valid.

10 November 2023

Forestry is a mission in life

Forests in photos

Our photo of the month is “Bear in the Snowstorm in Liptov” by František Bohunčák, a runner-up in our 2022 Photo Contest.

12 October 2023

Beyond forests – Dutch and Indian Trees outside Forests standards achieve endorsement

Driving innovation

Our national members for the Netherlands and India are the first to achieve PEFC endorsement for their national requirements for Trees outside Forests certification.

3 October 2023

A day not in nature is a day wasted

Forests in photos

This October, our photo of the month is “In the Cold Dark Forest”, taken by Els De Backer in Belgium. In our interview, she told us how her photo came about, and what she loves most about the forest and nature.

15 September 2023

Modvion Wind Turbine: sustainable wind energy thanks to wood

Sustainable construction

Wind power and PEFC-certified timber are coming together in a 105-metre wind turbine tower made of laminated veneer lumber. Wood technology company Modvion are currently installing the tower in Sweden.


Discover how we're working to align with the EUDR and bring our PEFC EUDR solution to the market.

Conflict Timber

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

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