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We explain the changes to our group certification standard

We explain the changes to our group certification standard

Jan 08 2018 Do you want to give your feedback as we revise our standard for group certification? But feel like you need more information on how the standard is changing? Then make sure you register for our upcoming webinars! Taking place Monday 5 and Wednesday 7 February, these webinars will introduce and...

American Tree Farm System and Czech Republic achieve PEFC re-endorsement

American Tree Farm System and Czech Republic achieve PEFC re-endorsement

Jan 04 2018 The Czech Forest Certification System and the American Tree Farm System (ATFS) have successfully achieved PEFC re-endorsement, confirming they continue to meet our globally recognized Sustainability Benchmarks. Launched in 1941, ATFS is one of the oldest initiatives for certifying sustainable...

Belarus achieves PEFC re-endorsement

Belarus achieves PEFC re-endorsement

Dec 14 2017 The national forest certification system of Belarus has successfully achieved PEFC re-endorsement, confirming it continues to meet our globally recognized Sustainability Benchmarks. This re-endorsement also ensures that certified forest owners and companies in Belarus continue to benefit from the...

Give your feedback on the South African forest certification system

Give your feedback on the South African forest certification system

Dec 07 2017 PEFC invites stakeholders around the world to comment on the South African national forest certification system, following its submission to PEFC for endorsement. To give your feedback, head to our Online Consultation Tool. The South African Forestry Assurance Scheme (SAFAS) is one of our newest...

PEFC looks to the future at PEFC Week

PEFC looks to the future at PEFC Week

Nov 16 2017 The next generation of PEFC members embraced the opportunity to share their experiences, learn from each other and get valuable information as they move along the road towards PEFC endorsement. Monday morning of PEFC Forest Certification Week, taking place in Helsinki, Finland, was dedicated to...

Give your feedback on the Korean forest certification system

Give your feedback on the Korean forest certification system

Nov 01 2017 PEFC invites stakeholders around the world to comment on the Korean national forest certification system, following its submission to PEFC for endorsement. To give your feedback, head to our Online Consultation Tool. The Korea Forestry Promotion Institute (KoFPI) is one of our newest national...

Republic of Congo joins PEFC as a national member

Republic of Congo joins PEFC as a national member

Aug 11 2017 “The forests in the Congo Basin are home to more than 10,000 species. They provide food, water and shelter to more than 75 million people, and are of significant economic importance,” said Ben Gunneberg, CEO of PEFC International. “With PAFC-Congo becoming a member of PEFC and...

Bulgaria joins the PEFC alliance

Bulgaria joins the PEFC alliance

Jul 13 2017 “The benefit of PEFC is that we are responsible for the development of our own national forest certification system,” said Antony Stefanov, from the Council for Sustainable Forest Management and Certification in Bulgaria.   “This means we can ensure that our specific needs...

Innovative, exciting and pioneering: the 2017 Collaboration Fund projects announced

Innovative, exciting and pioneering: the 2017 Collaboration Fund projects announced

Jul 11 2017 We are delighted to announce the winning projects of the 2017 PEFC Collaboration Fund, each one poised to have a real impact in helping to safeguard forests around the globe! “We received a fantastic range of projects for this year’s Fund,” said Sarah Price, Head of Projects and...

France, Italy and Sweden achieve PEFC re-endorsement

France, Italy and Sweden achieve PEFC re-endorsement

Jun 14 2017 PEFC France, PEFC Italy and PEFC Sweden have all successfully achieved the re-endorsement of their national forest certification systems. This endorsement not only confirms that they continue to meet our globally recognized Sustainability Benchmarks, but also ensures that certified forest owners...

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