Responsible Wood joins the Love Paper campaign

As featured by The Real Media Collective The Real Media Collective announced today a partnership with standard development organisation, Responsible Wood, who manages the PEFC certification system in Australia and New Zealand. TRMC has long held the regional licence for Two Sides, promoting the environmental credentials of paper and print products across Australia and New Zealand, and announced earlier this…

Just Published: Sustainable Forest Management – requirements (AS / NZS 4708)

In December 2021 Responsible Wood published the latest version of the AS / NZS 4708 Standard for Sustainable Forest Management – requirements. Click here to register your details and download the new standard. Please contact Responsible Wood who can provide a printed copy of the standard for the cost of print, postage and handling. Updated and reviewed by Responsible Wood every…

Our entire future must be sustainable

As featured by PEFC International This December, let’s hear from Pieter Vandenheede, a runner up in our 2020 ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest. Pieter tells us how his photo ‘Traveling in your own country’ came about and why our forests are so important. How do you feel about forests, both professionally and personally? I feel very strongly about forests.…

Responsible Wood announces Community Grant recipients

Five community groups have been awarded grants On 8th of December 2021, Responsible Wood announced the successful recipients from the 2021/22 Community Grants Program. Responsible Wood Community Grants are awarded for collaborative community-based projects, activities or events that connect communities to Responsible Wood certified forests. The 2021/22 program supports local communities to connect with their nearby Responsible Wood certified forests,…

Royd Clan House secures the Australian Certified Timber award

Level Architekture, Vistek Structural Engineers, Hyne Timber and XLAM combine to secure the Australian Certified Timber award for their “Royd Clan House” creation. Announced as part of the 22nd Australian Timber Design awards, the Victorian home was constructed from the remnants of an old property and its monolithic boulders, using Responsible Wood-certified Glulam and CLT throughout. Indeed “Royd Clan House”…

Best Use of Certified Timber Prize – WAF and PEFC announce the winner

As featured by PEFC International The wait is finally over! On November 30 2021 the World Architecture Festival and PEFC awarded the Best Use of Certified Timber Prize. During an online session, PEFC Deputy CEO Michael Berger revealed Scion Innovation Hub, Te Whare Nui o Tuteata by RTA Studio/Irving Smith Architects as the winner. Located in New Zealand, Scion Innovation Hub was chosen as the most outstanding of…

Responsible Wood recognised as the leader in growth of PEFC-certified forests globally

PEFC International recognises Responsible Wood as Australia records the greatest increase in PEFC-certified forest area Every year, PEFC International awards PEFC members that have achieved the biggest increases in PEFC-certified forest area and PEFC chain of custody certificates. In 2021, the awards for highest growth in certified hectares went to Australia thanks to an increase of 5 million hectares. This…

Sustainable forest management in spotlight for primary schools as industry celebrates National Agriculture Day

As featured in Timber and Forestry E News More than 360 students from across Australia logged into online sessions NATIONAL Agriculture Day on November 19 was a great opportunity to celebrate the importance of agriculture including forestry, and the immense opportunities available for Australia’s young people to engage in the wide variety of careers on offer. This year, ForestLearning again…

Eduardo Rojas Briales elected as new PEFC Chair

As featured by PEFC International Eduardo Rojas Briales, former Assistant Director-General and Head of the Forestry Department at FAO and Chair of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, was elected the new Chairman of PEFC International at the 26th PEFC General Assembly. “The past years have seen forests being put at the centre of key global debates, especially in combating climate change,”…