Forests area: 311 million ha
Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): 20,000
Companies enjoy multiple benefits with PEFC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification, a new brochure by PEFC, the world's largest forest certification system, explains.
With more and more public and private timber procurement policy demanding that timber and wood-derived products must be from legal and sustainable sources, which can be demonstrated through PEFC CoC certification, business interest in CoC certification is soaring.
There are a number of benefits for PEFC-certified companies, including: Companies have long recognised that sourcing and using PEFC certified timber not only contributes to safeguarding the world’s forests, but also assists in improving corporate sustainability credentials and enhances the overall reputation of wood-based products as an environmentally sound, raw materials.