Sustainable Development Goals

PEFC contributes to achieving the SDGs as we work towards unlocking the full potential of forests for a sustainable world.

Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation

Sustainable Development Goal

Water security and forest health are intrinsically linked, and responsible forest management is key to preserving the forest and water ecosystem functions.

SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy

Sustainable Development Goal

Energy from wood provides 40% of today’s global renewable energy supply and has an important role in providing accessible, affordable and reliable basic energy services.

SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth

Sustainable Development Goal

Forests are a major driver for sustainable economic growth and provider of jobs especially in rural areas, yet forestry work is considered among the most hazardous in the world

SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Sustainable Development Goal

Forestry positively influences the well-being of people that depend on forest operations in rural and remote areas by providing basic infrastructure and services.

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