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Pauliina Tynkkynen becomes the new Sustainability Manager of Lunawood

 May 22, 2024

MSSc Pauliina Tynkkynen recently has been appointed as Sustainability Manager at Lunawood. Pauliina is moving to Lunawood from the Netherlands from IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative.

WAF and PEFC declare the Best Use of Certified Timber Prize

 December 29, 2022

At the 2022 World Architecture Festival, the OHLAB architects-designed Paseo Mallorca 15 just received the prestigious, Best Use of Certified Timber Award.

PEFC greets their two new members

 April 19, 2017

“We are delighted to welcome two new members to the PEFC International Board of Directors, representing the retail sector and labour unions,” said Ben Gunneberg, CEO of PEFC International.   Peter Crook, from Kingfisher PLC, is their new brand owner …

Confor supports additional $5 million funding for 2017 STTF

 February 27, 2017

Confor has welcomed an additional £5 million in funding for timber transport in Scotland as “fantastic news” for the sector and for rural communities.   The Scottish Government has announced the extra money for the 2017 Strategic Timber Transport Fund …

Toyota wooden car from PEFC certified SGEC- certified forest

 February 11, 2017

Looking for a little roadster made from wood? The wait is over, with the award-winning Setsuna concept car by Toyota.   Built almost entirely from Japanese cedar, which came exclusively from an SGEC-certified forest owned and managed by Sumitomo Forestry …

Mellor Primary school achieves Structural Timber Awards by PEFC

 October 26, 2016

Designed by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects, Mellor Primary School won the PEFC UK sponsored Best Education Project award at the Structural Timber Awards 2016. This category showcases schemes that have used timber technology to create exceptional buildings and vibrant learning spaces …

Scandinavia gets its first PEFC certified apartment building

 July 26, 2016

The first wooden apartment building with a PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certificate can be seen in the Seinäjoki Housing Fair taking place in July of this year. As explained by the colleagues from the Finnish Forest …

PEFC Finland teams up with designer Justus K for their Wood Works event

 July 22, 2016

Paper will be the new black this September in Helsinki, as PEFC Finland launch their third Wood Works event, teaming up with Finnish designer and artist Justus K, a specialist in paper fashion and experimental design.   From 5 to …

Pilot project for PEFC

 July 18, 2016

Improving the practicality and user-friendliness of the PEFC Chain of Custody standard, while still maintaining and enhancing its integrity, is a vital and continuous process for the members of PEFC.   Their latest effort will see them focus on PEFC …

PEFC prioritizes Vietnam

 July 7, 2016

With a committed government, engaged local stakeholders and a new PEFC support office, Viet Nam is well on the road to developing its own national forest certification system in line with PEFC international requirements.   “It is fantastic to be …

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