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PEFC Annual Review 2019

Annual Review

We are living in challenging times for our planet and humankind. Climate change, the extinction of species and a growing disconnect between rural and urban communities are only some of the challenges the world is facing today. The good news is that our forests can be part of the solution.

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We are living in challenging times for our planet and humankind. Climate change, the extinction of species and a growing disconnect between rural and urban communities are only some of the challenges the world is facing today. The good news is that our forests can be part of the solution.

PEFC and Forests: Your Climate Change Solution

PEFC certification and you

Forests are at the heart of society's action to combat climate change and its impacts. As carbon sinks, trees capture and store carbon, removing significant volumes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Forest products meanwhile, provide us with a carbon-neutral alternative to our reliance on fossil fuels.

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Forests are at the heart of society's action to combat climate change and its impacts. As carbon sinks, trees capture and store carbon, removing significant volumes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Forest products meanwhile, provide us with a carbon-neutral alternative to our reliance on fossil fuels.

Developing a National Forest Certification System: Your Toolkit

About PEFC

Designed to address the needs of organizations leading standard setting processes, the Toolkit provides a step-by-step guide to developing a national forest certification system aligned with PEFC’s international requirements. It gives hands-on advice for practitioners, summarizes complex requirements and captures recommendations from PEFC and its existing members who have completed the same process.

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Designed to address the needs of organizations leading standard setting processes, the Toolkit provides a step-by-step guide to developing a national forest certification system aligned with PEFC’s international requirements. It gives hands-on advice for practitioners, summarizes complex requirements and captures recommendations from PEFC and its existing members who have completed the same process.

24th General Assembly minutes

General Assembly minutes

The 24th PEFC General Assembly took place in the Marienberg Fortress,Würzburg, Germany.

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The 24th PEFC General Assembly took place in the Marienberg Fortress,Würzburg, Germany.

2019 PEFC Week Newsletter

PEFC Week newsletter

2019 is a special year for the PEFC family, as it marks our 20th anniversary. We came back to Würzburg, where the PEFC story began, to celebrate a special anniversary PEFC Week.

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2019 is a special year for the PEFC family, as it marks our 20th anniversary. We came back to Würzburg, where the PEFC story began, to celebrate a special anniversary PEFC Week.

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