- Promoting Sustainable Forest Management For more info: www.pefc.org (
For full details of National Governing Bodies see website above
Summary of Hectares certified
Schemes Endorsed by PEFCC
Austrian Forest Certification Scheme 3.924 000Belgian Forest Certification SchemeCzech Forest Certification Scheme 1.752 944Danish Forest Certification SchemeFinnish Forest Certification Scheme 21.910 000French Forest Certification Scheme 790 679German Forest Certification Scheme 6.206 397Latvian Forest Certification Scheme 17.253Norwegian LFS Certification Scheme 9.352 000Spanish Forest Certification Scheme 86 679Swedish Forest Certification Scheme 2.203 531Swiss Q Label Holz Scheme 64 572UK Certification Scheme for SFM
TOTAL 46.308 056
For up to date statistics, which are updated on amonthly basis, please check the statistics page ofthe PEFCC website: www.pefc.org
STAFF CHANGES AT PEFCCSECRETARIAT
Gill Parker will be on maternity leave from midFebruary and we hope to announce hertemporary replacement soon. Kasperi Karhapää, joins the PEFC team as communications co-ordinator, replacing Heikki Hamunen, who will bereturning to Finland in February following his sixmonth sabbatical.
Kasperi Karhapää, Jaroslav Tymrák, Heikki Hamunen, Ben Gunneberg and Gill Parker
STAFF CHANGES AT NATIONAL LEVEL
New National Secretary for Portugal
Paula Salazar has been appointed as the newNational Secretary for PEFC Portugal. BeforePEFC she worked for the Portuguese ForestOwner’s Association. She can be contacted onPaula.Salazar@celpa.pt
New National Secretary for Ireland
Mary Johnston has now been working for fourmonths as National Secretary for PEFC IrelandShe can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reports From The PEFC National Governing Bodies
In the following section, each of the PEFCmembers has the opportunity to present a briefreport on the current state of play in their country.The views expressed here are the views of themembers and do not necessarily reflect the viewsof the PEFC Council
The Danish scheme has now been endorsed fornearly 3 months. Although there are currently nowoodlands certified to the Danish certificationscheme, several are in preparation and we hopeto bring you news shortly.A forest administrative unit in Jutland consistingof 35 independent forest properties with a total of5951 hectares is preparing a group certification,and a private forest district in Seeland with a totalof 1400 hectares is preparing for individual forestcertification.Interest for PEFC chain of custody certification isgrowing and two companies are currentlypreparing for certification. More are expectedshortly.
For further details contact:Tanja Olsen