Responsible Wood welcomes three new PEFC members to the alliance

As featured by PEFC International The 25th PEFC General Assembly, the first one to ever be held virtually, has welcomed three new members. The General Assembly, our highest decision making body, voted Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina and UPM Kymmene Corporation into the alliance. UPM, our newest international stakeholder member “We look forward to joining PEFC to further strengthen our role in…

2020 PEFC Photographer of the Year – winner announced!

As featured by PEFC International 12 countries, 8000 photos, 1 winner. We are delighted to announce the 2020 PEFC Photographer of the Year, chosen from nearly 8000 photos entered into the ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest. The Award went to Keril Chairil, for his beautiful image ‘Morning Activities’, taken at Situ Gunung Lake in West Java, Indonesia. The image captures…

Applications for Responsible Wood Small Grants Program closes November 15!

Calling all community groups connected to a Responsible Wood certified forest! Applications for the Responsible Wood Small Grants Program closes Sunday, the 15th of November 2020… Launched in August 2020 the Responsible Wood Small Grants Program is aimed at supporting local communities connected to Responsible Wood certified forests around Australia. According to Ms Graham, the Responsible Wood Small Grants Coordinator,…

Winning photos show the magic of forests

As featured by PEFC International We are delighted to present the impressive winning images of Indonesia’s 2020 Photo Contest with the theme “Forest Through Lens with IFCC”. The Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation (IFCC), our national member for Indonesia, invited photographers to share their best forest photos and received an incredible 1,517 images. The winning photos show the beauty and magic of…

Responsible Wood to feature at the Sustainability Digital Summit

Responsible Wood will join the Make It Wood Campaign and the University of Tasmania’s Centre for Sustainable Architecture with Wood in a lunchtime panel discussion. Responsible Wood, Australia’s largest forest certification scheme, has been announced as panellist in Tasmanian Timber’s Q&A expert panel discussion featured in Sustainability Live’s ‘Sustainability Digital Summit.’ Running on Thursday, the 12th of November 2020 the…

Just Published! Responsible Wood Bulletin Spring 2020

‘Spring Bulletin celebrates the resilience of our forests’ Responsible Wood has observed with horror and concern the impact of the summer bushfires and COVID-19 on our certificate holders and members. In this, a special 20 page extended edition, Responsible Wood pays tribute to the certificate holders and members leading the recovery. Reflecting on the Spring Bulletin, Responsible Wood Marketing and…

Meet the new Directors

Fresh from their appointment to the board Dr Tony Bartlett and Mark Gauthier sat down with Responsible Wood’s Jason Ross to discuss the Responsible Wood certification scheme now and into the future… New Director – Dr Tony Bartlett (Managing Director of Bartlett Forestry Consulting) Dr Bartlett has worked in Australian and international forestry for 45 years and is currently the…