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Australia and Portugal Seek PEFC Re-endorsement for the Second Time

Australia and Portugal Seek PEFC Re-endorsement for the Second Time

Jul 31 2014 The Australian Forest Certification Scheme and the Portuguese Forest Certification Scheme are now open for global public consultation, following their submission for PEFC re-endorsement. Stakeholders globally are invited to provide feedback on their compliance with PEFC International's...

Polish Forest Certification Scheme Open for Public Consultation

Polish Forest Certification Scheme Open for Public Consultation

Jul 22 2014 The Polish Forest Certification Scheme is the latest system to seek PEFC re-endorsement for the first time and stakeholders globally are invited to provide feedback on its compliance with PEFC International's Sustainability Benchmarks by 15 September 2014. PEFC Poland first achieved endorsement...

PAFC Cameroon Begins Standard Development Process at its First Stakeholder Forum

PAFC Cameroon Begins Standard Development Process at its First Stakeholder Forum

May 21 2014 PAFC Cameroon kicked off the development process of the Cameroonian forest management certification standard last month with the facilitation of the first Stakeholder Forum in the country. “This Stakeholder Forum is the result of many years of hard work, and we are extremely pleased to have...

Estonian Certification System Open for Public Consultation

Estonian Certification System Open for Public Consultation

May 15 2014 The Estonian Forest Certification Scheme is now open for global public consultation, with the national forest certification system seeking PEFC re-endorsement for the first time. Stakeholders globally are invited to provide feedback on its compliance with PEFC International's Sustainability...

CSA Launches the Revision of its PEFC-Endorsed Sustainable Forest Management Standard

CSA Launches the Revision of its PEFC-Endorsed Sustainable Forest Management Standard

May 05 2014 Canada's National Standard on Sustainable Forest Management, CAN/CSA-Z809, will undergo revision starting May 2014. The revision is led by the CSA Technical Committee on Sustainable Forest Management which develops and maintains the standard in an inclusive, balanced and consensus-based...

PAFC Cameroon to Initiate Standard Development Process at its First Stakeholder Forum

PAFC Cameroon to Initiate Standard Development Process at its First Stakeholder Forum

Mar 20 2014 “After many years of hard work, we are finally able to hold our first Stakeholder Forum, the official public kick-off for the development process of our Cameroonian forest management certification standard,” said Christine Nkene, President of PAFC Cameroon, the PEFC International member for...

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Russia Seeks Re-Endorsement by PEFC

Russia Seeks Re-Endorsement by PEFC

Mar 06 2014 The Russian National Voluntary Forest Certification System is the latest system to seek PEFC re-endorsement and stakeholders globally are invited to provide feedback on its compliance with PEFC International's Sustainability Benchmarks by 3 May 2014. With PEFC International limiting the validity...

China’s National Forest Certification System Achieves PEFC Endorsement

China’s National Forest Certification System Achieves PEFC Endorsement

Mar 03 2014 “The endorsement of the China Forest Certification Scheme by PEFC represents a significant milestone for safeguarding global forests given the importance of the country in the forest products value chain and its substantial forest area,” commented Ben Gunneberg, Secretary General of PEFC, the...

PEFC Slovakia Begins Second Revision of the Slovak Forest Certification System

PEFC Slovakia Begins Second Revision of the Slovak Forest Certification System

Feb 24 2014 PEFC Slovakia is pleased to announce the beginning of the revision process for the Slovak Forest Certification System (SFCS), and is inviting nominations for the Technical Commission, which facilitates the process. After first achieving endorsement of its forest certification system in 2005, this...

Four National Forest Certification Systems Re-endorsed in 2013

Four National Forest Certification Systems Re-endorsed in 2013

Jan 20 2014 The national forest certification systems of Belgium, Denmark and the United Kingdom, along with the American Tree Farm System (ATFS) in the USA, all successfully achieved re-endorsement by PEFC in 2013. This re-endorsement verifies that these four systems continue to meet PEFC International's...

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