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PEFC Strengthens Ties with Forest Industry in Viet Nam

Oct 28 2015 PEFC and the Handicraft & Wood Association of Ho Chi Minh City (HAWA) will work together to...

PEFC Milestone: We Welcome our 40th Member

Sep 28 2015 “As we welcome India to the PEFC alliance, we can take this time to celebrate reaching the...

CSA Seeks Public Comments on the New Canadian Standard for Sustainable...

Sep 25 2015 The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) invites stakeholders from around Canada to take part in...

Finland Achieves PEFC Endorsement for a Record Fourth Time

Sep 01 2015 The Finnish Forest Certification Scheme has become the first ever system to achieve PEFC...

Japanese Forest Certification Scheme Open for Public Consultation

May 13 2015 Japan’s Sustainable Green Ecosystem Council (SGEC) has applied for the endorsement and mutual...

Belarusian Forest Certification System Open for Public Consultation

May 07 2015 The Belarusian Forest Certification System is the latest system to seek PEFC re-endorsement for...

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

40 National Governing Bodies


36 Endorsed Systems


268 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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