Forests area: 303 million ha
Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): 18,800
PEFC UK Ltd was established in 2000 and is a member of PEFC International.
PEFC is an international non-profit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) through independent third-party certification. PEFC works throughout the entire forest supply chain to promote good practice in the forest and to ensure that timber and non-timber forest products are produced with respect for the highest ecological, social and ethical standards. PEFC’s distinctive ‘green trees’ logo make it a truly global brand and means customers and consumers are able to identify products from sustainably managed forests.
PEFC has recognised certification systems in over 43 countries. Together these account for over 300 million hectares of certified forests, making PEFC the world’s largest forest and wood product certification system.
PEFC UK Ltd is responsible for: