PEFC logo

Your System Development Toolkit

System Development Toolkit | PEFC International

News

Latvia achieves PEFC re-endorsement

Latvia achieves PEFC re-endorsement

Dec 08 2016 Latvia, one of the most heavily forested countries in Europe, has successfully achieved the re-endorsement of its national forest certification system. This endorsement confirms that the Latvian system continues to meet our globally recognized Sustainability Benchmarks and ensures that certified...

PEFC celebrates impressive increases in certified hectares

PEFC celebrates impressive increases in certified hectares

Nov 18 2016 This year saw our members smash through past records for new PEFC-certified hectares! In Australia alone, more than 16 million hectares of forest became PEFC-certified – an achievement that won Australian Forestry Standard (AFS) the top prize for growth during our PEFC Forest Certification Week...

Help define sustainable forest management in India

Help define sustainable forest management in India

Nov 02 2016 India’s draft standard for sustainable forest management is open for public consultation. This means it is now your chance to ensure that this standard reflects your needs and expectations. Take part in the consultation now! Forest certification in India Since joining PEFC last year,...

CertforChile and SFI achieve PEFC re-endorsement

CertforChile and SFI achieve PEFC re-endorsement

Aug 18 2016 CertforChile and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®), our National members in Chile and North America, have both successfully achieved the re-endorsement of their national forest certification systems. This endorsement not only confirms that they continue to meet our globally recognized...

From the innovative to the fashionable: the 2016 Collaboration Fund projects announced

From the innovative to the fashionable: the 2016 Collaboration Fund projects announced

Jul 19 2016 We are delighted to announce that the 2016 Collaboration Fund will support projects in Italy, the Philippines, Republic of Korea, South Africa, Thailand and the US. “Through the selected projects, we will be helping the development and implementation of national systems in Africa and Asia,...

India making strides on the system development challenge!

India making strides on the system development challenge!

Jul 18 2016 Developing a national forest certification system for India is a big job. The country is vast, the forests are diverse, and with a population of over 1.2 billion, there are a lot of stakeholders to involve! Taking on this monumental task is the Network for Certification and Conservation of...

German system and Malaysian Forest Plantation Standard achieve PEFC re-endorsement

German system and Malaysian Forest Plantation Standard achieve PEFC re-endorsement

Jun 13 2016 Germany has become the second country to successfully achieve PEFC re-endorsement of its national forest certification system for a third time. The Malaysian Criteria and Indicators (MC&I) for Forest Plantations standard has also received PEFC re-endorsement. This endorsement not only...

Republic of Korea becomes the latest PEFC member

Republic of Korea becomes the latest PEFC member

Jun 09 2016 “We are very happy and proud to officially become part of the PEFC family,” said Hyemi Lee, from the Korea Forestry Promotion Institute (KoFPI), following the acceptance of Republic of Korea as a PEFC National member. “We faced many difficulties during the development of our Korea Forest...

Japanese forest certification system achieves PEFC endorsement

Japanese forest certification system achieves PEFC endorsement

Jun 07 2016 We are delighted to announce Japan as the latest country to achieve PEFC endorsement of its national forest certification system. To celebrate this milestone, the Sustainable Green Ecosystem Council (SGEC) – our National member for Japan – held a special Forest Certification Forum today, attended...

Ghana joins PEFC as a National member

Ghana joins PEFC as a National member

Jun 06 2016 We are delighted to welcome Ghana as our latest PEFC National member, becoming our third member in Africa, alongside Cameroon and Gabon. "Joining the PEFC Alliance is a vital step towards gaining international recognition for our Ghanaian National Forest Certification System," said Emmanuel Amoah...

Feedback Form