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Call for nominations: sustainable forest management and certification body requirements

Call for nominations: sustainable forest management and certification body requirements

Jan 17 2019 PEFC invites stakeholders globally to nominate candidates for the Certification Body Requirements for Chain of Custody Revision Working Group and for our newly established permanent Sustainable Forest Management Working Group. To nominate a candidate to participate in one of these working groups,...

A leap forward for sustainable forest management and smallholders

A leap forward for sustainable forest management and smallholders

Nov 14 2018 Today was a future defining day for PEFC, as the PEFC General Assembly voted on the approval of our revised Sustainable Forest Management and Group Forest Management Certification benchmark standards. We are delighted to announce that both standards were approved. Approval by the PEFC General...

PEFC Chain of Custody Standard – an update on the revision process

PEFC Chain of Custody Standard – an update on the revision process

Oct 30 2018 With over 20,000 PEFC Chain of Custody certified companies worldwide, our Chain of Custody standard – in addition to delivering PEFC-certified products to the marketplace - has a tremendous impact on internal management processes of numerous businesses along the timber value chain. This means we...

Revised standards: New design

Revised standards: New design

Jul 18 2018 As our standards revision process continues, it is not only the content that is changing, but their appearance too! We have introduced a colour coding system to make it easier for you to distinguish between the different types of PEFC documentation. Rather than looking at the document number, or...

Sustainable Forest Management public consultation over

Sustainable Forest Management public consultation over

Jul 12 2018 Stakeholders from around the world have had their say, giving vital feedback on our revised sustainable forest management benchmark. We received close to 600 comments during the 60-day global public consultation. The Working Group responsible for revising this document will now consider all the...

Enhanced social requirements and promoting gender equality - Give your feedback on our revised Sustainable Forest Management benchmark!

Enhanced social requirements and promoting gender equality - Give your feedback on our revised Sustainable Forest Management benchmark!

Jun 19 2018 You only have a few days left to share your insights and knowledge to help us further improve our revised Sustainable Forest Management benchmark. Give your feedback now! Deadline is 26 June 2018. This vital document is at the core of what we do. It provides the basis for the requirements that...

We explain the changes to our sustainable forest management benchmark

We explain the changes to our sustainable forest management benchmark

May 29 2018 Do you want to give your feedback as we revise our benchmark for sustainable forest management? But feel like you need more information on how this vital document is changing? Then make sure you listen to the recording of our recent webinar! Held on 12 and 14 June, these webinars introduced and...

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Discover how our sustainable forest management benchmark has changed...

Webinar recordings
Sustainable forest management
Trees outside Forests

Documentation
Take a look at the revised guideline!

GET INVOLVED!

There are several ways to get involved in the Standards Revision process:

Working Groups
The most powerful institution in the process: members are responsible for the core of the revision work.
Nominate your representative for:
Certification Body Requirements
Sustainable Forest Management
(permanent WG)


Public Consultations
Provide input into the enquiry drafts through our public consultations.

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