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12 November 2019

20th anniversary celebrations kick start PEFC Week 2019


20 years after our foundation, the PEFC family is back in Würzburg, where our story began.

8 November 2019

PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue set to take sustainable forest management to new levels


The 2019 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue will debate next steps towards moving forest certification from niche to mainstream, and how forestry and wood-based products through certification can become more integrated in sustainable development efforts.

8 October 2019

PEFC’s story, from Europe to the world


2004 to 2010, six years of growth as we expanded from our European roots to become a truly international organization.

3 September 2019

Trees outside Forests: PEFC reaches beyond forests


Millions of people rely on trees growing outside of forests to provide them with food, materials and their livelihoods. Last year, PEFC revolutionized forest certification by expanding it to Trees outside Forests.

1 July 2019

PEFC turns 20 – celebrate with us!


20 years ago, European small-forest owners came together to create an international forest certification system that had their needs at heart. On 30 June 1999, PEFC was born.

PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue

We look forward to welcoming you to Würzburg on 14 November for the 2019 PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue.


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