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PEFC Global Statistics, March 2019

About PEFC

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.

What makes PEFC unique AND the system of choice?

About PEFC

This one-pager presents some of the unique and distinguishing features of PEFC when compared to other international certification systems.

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This one-pager presents some of the unique and distinguishing features of PEFC when compared to other international certification systems.

PEFC Annual Review 2017

Annual Review

Climate change, population growth, urbanization, poverty and inequality... these are just some of the issues that we as society have to tackle, and forests are an important part of the solution. The PEFC family can, and will, place forests at the heart of the solutions to these challenges. Together, we have the opportunity to demonstrate the real value of sustainably managed forests and their contribution to achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Climate change, population growth, urbanization, poverty and inequality... these are just some of the issues that we as society have to tackle, and forests are an important part of the solution. The PEFC family can, and will, place forests at the heart of the solutions to these challenges. Together, we have the opportunity to demonstrate the real value of sustainably managed forests and their contribution to achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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