Mission & Objectives
PEFC provides a framework for the development of and mutual recognition of national or sub-national forest certification schemes that have been developed locally according to internationally recognised requirements for sustainable forest managements.
PEFC provides an assurance mechanism to purchasers of wood and paper products that they are promoting the sustainable management of forests.
PEFC contributes to the environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable mangement of forests for present and future generations.
PEFC aims at strengthening and improving the positive image of forestry and wood as a renewable raw material.