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…

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…

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…

Light and darkness in the forest – discover the winners of Portugal’s photo contest

As featured by PEFC International PEFC Portugal has presented the winners of its national photo contest, organized in collaboration with the Escola Profissional de Imagem (Professional Image School). 400 photographs entered the contest and gave the jury consisting of professional photographers a hard time choosing the three winners. The winning images First place went to Rui Neto for his photo ‘A luz…

Emperor of the Forest wins Finland’s photo contest

As featured by PEFC International PEFC Finland has announced the winners of its 2020 ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest. More than 2400 photos were entered into the national contest, giving the jury the tricky task of choosing three winners. The chosen photos highlight life in Finland’s forests around the year. “We are pleasantly surprised by the large number and the…

Forest management, climate action and carbon emissions: PEFC at the Sustainable Retail Summit

As featured by PEFC International Join us at the virtual Consumer Goods Forum Sustainable Retail Summit (CGF SRS) later this month as we take a deep dive into the science behind forests and how they contribute to climate change mitigation through sequestration, storage and substitution. Sustainably managed forests are the most significant nature-based solution for action on climate change and carbon emissions. But…

Responsible Wood to feature in revamped paper packaging conference

Responsible Wood announced as bronze sponsor as program for the 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference 27 October to 30 October 2020 is unveiled. Responsible Wood, Australia’s largest forest certification scheme, will feature in a revamped program which offers 74 speakers from 7 countries across 4 days with 28 hours of content. The conference has been organised by the Australian Institute…