When it comes to individual construction projects, the construction industry faces specific challenges when proving that the timber specified and supplied is from certified sustainable sources. Project Certification has been designed as a mechanism for gaining independent verification of the use of certified timber in a one-off project such as a construction project which has a limited duration.
Kingsgate House is a seven-storey residential project in West London which was the first major construction project in the world to achieve PEFC Project Certification.
Momentum has been gathering strength in the world of sustainable forest management, propelled by issues such as climate change, but so it has at PEFC, as we started our new five-year management cycle based on our 2013-17 strategy. Find out more with our 2013 Annual Review!
Learn why engineered timber such as cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glulam are proving to be so popular, alongside a couple of case studies from the UK.
Local governments and public institutions around the world realize that sustainability in procurement is a key responsibility and an important element in forward-looking policies and activities.