4 七月, 23:07
The French Forest Certification Scheme has become the latest national forest certification system to seek PEFC endorsement for the fourth time.
France first achieved PEFC endorsement of its national system back in 2001, and now becomes the latest country to have submitted a system for re-endorsement for a third time.
The country is home to over 8 million hectares of certified forest, and with over 2,000 Chain of Custody certificates, France is the world leader in PEFC Chain of Custody certified companies.
PEFC International ensures that national systems are revised regularly in multi-stakeholder processes by limiting the validity of endorsements to five years, after which they can apply for re-endorsement to continue benefitting from PEFC recognition.