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PAFC Cameroon Launches National Public Consultation

Feb 18 2015 PAFC Cameroon is pleased to announce the start of the national public consultation for the...

New Zealand Forests Gain International Visibility

Jan 26 2015 PEFC International is extremely pleased to welcome New Zealand as the newest member of the PEFC...

Latest Country to Receive PEFC Endorsement Celebrates!

Dec 11 2014 A special event held today in Jakarta saw Indonesia celebrate its achievement in becoming the...

Finland Seeks PEFC Endorsement for a Record Fourth Time: Public...

Dec 02 2014 The Finnish Forest Certification Scheme has become the first ever system to seek PEFC endorsement...

National Forest Certification System of Gabon Achieves Re-endorsement

Nov 24 2014 The Gabonese forest certification system has successfully achieved re-endorsement by PEFC,...

Indonesian Forests to Benefit from PEFC Certification

Oct 09 2014 Indonesian forests, home to some of the most biologically diverse forests in the world, can now...

Why should I seek PEFC Endorsement for my System?


A PEFC-endorsed System provides important benefits to your country’s forests and wood products industry.



Key Figures

39 National Governing Bodies


36 Endorsed Systems


264 million ha of forest area


> 750,000 Forest owners

PEFC is the world's largest forest certification organization.

An international non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management, the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification is the certification system of choice for small forest owners.


What does PEFC Membership mean to you?

"It is interesting, refreshing and demanding to share experience and knowledge with like-minded people and organizations who face similar challenges but in different national, market and forest contexts."

Richard Stanton
Australian Forestry Standard

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