London’s Xmas Gift from Norway a PEFC Treat
The festive season kicks off in sustainable style with the lighting of the iconic Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree in central London on 1 December. The traditional annual gift from Norway to the UK for its support and help during World War 2 will be the 65th in the series of trees donated by Oslo’s population to the citizens of London. Read more » 02.12.2011
News from PEFC Council
PEFC continuously adds out news and information about forest certification from all over the world. Read more » 25.11.2011
China joins PEFC
PEFC has unanimously approved the application from the Chinese Forest Certification Council (CFCC), to become a member of PEFC - the world's largest forest certification system. Read more » 25.11.2011
PEFC Chain of custody and Logo use
PEFC Council decided at the General Assembly November 26th 2010 changes to the chain-of-custody rules and regulations governing the use of the PEFC logo.
These changes must be implemented in national certification systems within a year.
Read more » 14.11.2011
New leader of PEFC Secretary
Thomas Husum is the new leader of the PEFC-Norway Secretary. He is replacing Svein Søgnen who had this responsibility until now. Husum work in general as advisor in The Norwegian Forest Owners' Federation.
Read more » 19.10.2011
New head of PEFC Norway Council
Ellen Alfsen, The Norwegian Forest Owners' Federation, is chosen as leader of PEFC Norway Council after Knut Einar Fjulsrud. He will continue as member of the Council. There is also a new member of the Council - Rolf Jørn Karlsen, The Norwegian United Federation of Trade Unions. Read more » 19.10.2011
News from PEFC Council
PEFC continuously adds out news and information about forest certification from all over the world. Read more»
10 years national and international
The PEFC system celebrates its 10 years anniversary in 2009. PEFC Council, the international umbrella organisation was founded 30th June 1999 at a meeting in Paris. Read more»
What is PEFC?
PEFC is the World’s largest system for certification of sustainable forest management and products from sustainably managed forests. Read more>>
PEFC Council is the international umbrella organisation for all the national PEFC systems. PEFC Norway is the national governing body in Norway. Because forestry and forest certification is a very international activity is much of our information based on the original texts at the international web pages. If you need guidance, please contact PEFC Norway.