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PEFC Global Statistics, March 2019

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As of March 2019, over 311 million hectares of forest area was PEFC certified, and more than 11,500 PEFC Chain of Custody certificates had been issued.

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As of March 2019, over 311 million hectares of forest area was PEFC certified, and more than 11,500 PEFC Chain of Custody certificates had been issued.

PEFC Global Statistics, December 2018

About PEFC

By the end of 2018, over 309 million hectares of forest area was PEFC certified, and more than 11,400 PEFC Chain of Custody certificates had been issued.

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By the end of 2018, over 309 million hectares of forest area was PEFC certified, and more than 11,400 PEFC Chain of Custody certificates had been issued.

PEFC Annual Review 2018

Annual Review

Forests support over half of all terrestrial species diversity, impact 1.6 billion people directly and affect all of us indirectly. However, we can see that the world’s increasingly urban society struggles to appreciate the fundamental role that forestry, and the whole forest products supply chain, plays in delivering and maintaining a sustainable world. At PEFC, we have a vital role to play in changing this paradigm.

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Forests support over half of all terrestrial species diversity, impact 1.6 billion people directly and affect all of us indirectly. However, we can see that the world’s increasingly urban society struggles to appreciate the fundamental role that forestry, and the whole forest products supply chain, plays in delivering and maintaining a sustainable world. At PEFC, we have a vital role to play in changing this paradigm.

2018 PEFC Week newsletter

PEFC Week newsletter

As the PEFC alliance grows, we continue to work together as a global team, collaborating and supporting each other: moving forward together – and 2018 was a great example of this. Find out more in our 2018 PEFC Week newsletter.

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As the PEFC alliance grows, we continue to work together as a global team, collaborating and supporting each other: moving forward together – and 2018 was a great example of this. Find out more in our 2018 PEFC Week newsletter.

Forests for Fashion: From the forests to your wardrobe

Forests for Fashion

Our forests have so much to offer us. Cork, and yarns from cypress, beech and eucalyptus trees, are all softer and more breathable than cotton or silk. Fabrics similar to leather can instead come from our hardwoods and conifers. These cellulose fibers are also extremely environmentally friendly.

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Our forests have so much to offer us. Cork, and yarns from cypress, beech and eucalyptus trees, are all softer and more breathable than cotton or silk. Fabrics similar to leather can instead come from our hardwoods and conifers. These cellulose fibers are also extremely environmentally friendly.

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